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TSB Calls for Egress Training and Shoulder Harnesses to Improve Survivability in Floatplane Accidents

The TSB is making two recommendations aimed at improving the odds that anyone who survives a floatplane crash will get out alive. "In an emergency, you only have seconds to orient yourself and escape and the right training can make the difference between life and death. Pilots with underwater egress training stand a better chance of helping themselves and their passengers survive," said TSB Chair Wendy Tadros. "Another thing that will help immeasurably is shoulder harnesses. Too many passengers survive a floatplane crash only to drown because they have suffered some kind of head trauma and can't get out of the aircraft."

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AES Recurrency Approved for 3 Canadian Regions

Attendance at one of our Egress Training courses has been approved by Transport Canada to meet the recency requirements for pilots.

Our AES course has been approved for pilot recency training to include Central Canada (Prairie Region) as well as BC and Ontario. 

AES recency is now valid in Ontario, Central Canada (Prairie Region) and British Columbia (CARS 401.05(2)(a).

We are presently working with Transport Canada to allow our courses to meet these recency requirements in all regions


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