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AVT 1151 Crew Survival & Rescue Techniques

Overview of the psychology of survival, post-crash survival techniques, prioritization and necessities, survival physiology in the emergency environment, clothing protection and improvised shelter, signaling, air and ground search and rescue, survival kits and emergency equipment and survival skills. Includes winter, desert, jungle, water, hostile territories and extended in-plane hostage survival.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Comprehend and describe the importance of a positive mental attitude during survival situations.
  • Identify priorities during a survival situation in airline operations.
  • Recognize the similarities and differences of each survival situation while being able to formulate a plan of survival understanding that the will to live is the common denominator.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3