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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Ground to Air Signals

Here's a subject that hasn't received too much air time. So I thought I'd toss it out. It could be invaluable if you are on the wrong end of a rescue mission and there aren't very many signals to remember. Here are some that could be invaluable if an air rescue is necessary.

You could make these signals using rocks, limbs, drawing in sand or snow.

And remember, as a general rule of thumb, if you can stay with an aircraft or vehicle the odds of you being seen and found are much greater. Leave only if it's impractical or unsafe to stay where you are.

Here are some in body language: