Shark Air Pocket Plus (APP) Re-breather Training

To instruct trainees in the use and operation of the Shark Air Pocket™ (AP) & Air Pocket Plus™ (APP) Re-breather as an aid to helicopter underwater egress

  • CONTENT : 

    • The Physics of Shark APP operations. (Boyle’s Law and the direct affect of pressure)
    • Technical features of the Shark APP
    • Pre-flight check, and placement on helicopter transport suit & life jacket
    • Establishing APP during surface abandonments
    • Activating Air Pocket Plus™ before submersion
    • Breathing routine using Shark APP
  • Practical training exercises will include:

    • Establishing Air Pocket & Air Pocket Plus at surface
    • Activating AP™ & APP™ before submersion
    • Breath with a Shark APP™ in air and water
    • Using a Shark APP during underwater escape exercises with exit & four point harness

DURATION: Half (½) day

Prerequisites : 

  • Trainees are expected to be in a good state of health and physically capable of fully taking part in all program activities. Trainees are expected to participate in all physical training requirements.
  • A valid Medical Certificate is required to be submitted prior to start of course. See “General Information: Medical Fitness” for full details.
  • A valid Government Identification is required and must be presented for registration and to the instructor on the first day of course commencement. (Driver’s License, Passport, Vantage card)