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RAF Leuchars pilots train in Tay Estuary: Typhoon pilots from No 1 (Fighter) Squadron and No 6 Squadron based at...

As well as a life raft and buoyancy chamber, the packs include drinking water, a first aid kit and other useful tools. The survival packs are adapted for the conditions and temperatures that the pilots are operating in at the time. The final stage of the drills is for the 'downed' pilot to be rescued either by helicopter or by boat. This element allows for RAF winchmen and RNLI personnel to put their skills to the test in safely retrieving the pilots from the water. The RAF Leuchars Senior Medical Officer also attended the training and was able to share his insights with the RNLI crews as to the kind of injuries that a pilot might sustain as a result of ejecting and landing in the sea. Squadron Leader Paul O'Grady, a pilot on 6 Squadron, said of the sea drills: "As front line Typhoon pilots we are involved in a variety of different tasks from our number one priority, Quick...

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