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Helicopter Underwater Egress Training (HUET)

This eight-hour course meets international standards for HUET (Helicopter Underwater Egress Training). By utilizing the METS (Modular Egress Training Simulator) the participant receives the most realistic training available. The course can be customized to meet company needs and simulate specific types of aircraft.

Course Outline

  • Pre-Flight Familiarization
  • Safety Equipment
  • Helicopter Emergencies
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Following Impact
  • Hands-On Training
  • Helicopter underwater escape
  • Brace for impact positions
  • Operation of helicopter exits

Practical Exercises

  • Controlled ditch into aviation liferaft
  • Helicopter sinks straight in, underwater egress
  • Helicopter inverts without exit, underwater egress
  • Helicopter inverts with exit, jettison exit, underwater egress
  • Helicopter inverts, cross cabin to exit, underwater egress
  • Surviving without equipment
  • Survival Strokes
  • Swimming through oil, debris, or fire patches
  • Swimming under or surfacing into fire
  • Survival float (warm water)
  • Clothing inflation
  • Surviving with F.A.A. Approved equipment
  • Donning inflatable lifejacket
  • Lifejacket inflation methods
  • Survival Procedures and formations - HELP, Huddle, etc.
  • Aviation liferaft - righting, boarding, features, and supplies
  • Rescue - Surface to surface, Air to surface
  • Surviving with USCG approved equipment

Note: Additional course dates can be scheduled based on a 10-person minimum.