NFC Partners for New Course in Underwater Egress/Survival with NVGs

NFC Partners for New Course in Underwater Egress/Survival with NVGs

21-Aug-2013 Source: Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts® is pleased to announce their partnership with Bolo3 Group. Recognized as leaders in their field, the pairing of the experience and services offered by both companies has created a unique, water safety course for helicopter pilots and crewmembers.

Operator Conducts Practical Egress/Survival Training with Bolo3 Group

The Underwater Egress Training for NVG Operations course teaches critical life saving skills that help pilots, crewmembers and passengers get out of a submerged aircraft after a survivable crash. Through real-life simulations and preparedness activities, the live saving elements and actions needed to survive a helicopter water crash will become second nature.

The Water Survival Training course teaches the skills needed for the survivors of a water crash to continue to live once out of the aircraft. What makes this course different from any other is additional training with NVGs. This training covers situations such as how to handle the situation when you are underwater and your NVGs are still in front of your eyes, or have been knocked off, and become an entanglement issue. This “outside the box” training gives practical application to what has only been discussed before.

“What sets these Underwater Egress/Survival Training courses apart from other courses is the hands-on, real life experience provided through the combined use of NVGs and an underwater simulator,” says Adam Aldous, CEO of Night Flight Concepts®. “The techniques and knowledge learned during this two-part course will provide helicopter pilots and crewmembers with the skills they need to survive a water crash.”

Some of the main skills taught during the courses include:

• Underwater Egress with NVGs
• Emergency Breathing Device Use
• Survival Swim Techniques
• Drown-Proofing
• Life Raft Training
• What to expect when rescued

To learn more about the Underwater Egress/Survival Training courses, visit the training services page at http://nightflightconcepts.com/services/training/underwater-egresssurvival-training/.

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About Night Flight Concepts (www.nightflightconcepts.com )

Night Flight Concepts® assists organizations from around the globe, providing comprehensive night vision solutions featuring training, equipment, maintenance services, and consulting options.

Night Flight Concepts® was formed in 2006 by experienced civil and U.S. Army aviators, maintenance technicians, and safety officers. The company has over 50 combined years of aviation experience and performed flight operations around the globe and in all environments.

Night Flight Concepts® was formed to meet the challenging need and continuing growth of night vision goggle (NVG) operations within the United States and abroad, particularly for law enforcement agencies, air medical/rescue services, military organizations, and government task force agencies; our “First Responders.”

About BOLO3 Group (http://www.bolo3.com/)

BOLO3 Group is a minority, service-disabled veteran-owned small business that provides safety consulting and training in the areas of aviation, general industry and construction safety. BOLO3 Group also provides land based and underwater egress training that dramatically increases the chances of survival for those that are faced with life threatening situations.

– See more at: http://nightflightconcepts.com/2013/08/19/night-flight-concepts-partners-for-new-course-in-underwater-egresssurvival-with-nvgs/#sthash.oZ02mOfJ.dpuf

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