Quantcast MK 79, MOD 0 ILLUMINATION SIGNAL KIT

Share on Google+Share on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on Stumble Upon
Custom Search
 
  
239.340 Figure 5-2.—Operation of the signaling mirror. reflects the equivalent of 8 million candlepower. Flashes from the mirror have been seen from a distance of 40 miles. A smaller mirror, measuring 2 by 3 inches, is also used in some kits. Figure 5-2 shows the operation of the signaling mirror. Past experience indicates that personnel may have difficulty using the mirror in a bobbing raft at sea. Signaling practice with the mirror should be encouraged as part of the training program for flight crews. Such practice reduces the difficulty in case of emergencies. Before using the mirror, read the instructions printed on its back. MK 79, MOD 0 ILLUMINATION SIGNAL KIT The Mk 79 signal kit is supplied with one pencil-type launcher (Mk 31), seven Mk 80 screw- in cartridges, and a bandolier for storing the flares until use. Protective caps should be used over the primers of the cartridges when not using the bandolier. 239.400 Figure 5-3.—Mk 79 Mod 0 illumination signal kit. Each cartridge flare has a minimum duration of 4 1/2 seconds and can be launched up to 250 feet. When the launcher is stored in the survival vest, it should be in the COCKED position and empty (fig. 5-3). Refer to NAVAIR proper handling and storage of the MK 13, MOD 0 SIGNAL FLARE The Mk 13, Mod 0 signal flare is attract the attention of SAR aircraft 11-15-7 for signal kit. intended to and to give them drift direction. To avoid being burned by sparks, the ignited Mk 13, Mod 0 signal must be held at arms length and no more than shoulder high. If the Mk 13, Mod 0 signal is being used at sea, hold it over the side of the life raft to prevent damage to the life raft from hot residue. The Mk 13, Mod 0 signal may be put out by dousing in water or snuffing in sand. Refer to NAVAIR 11-15-7 for precautions, handling, and storage procedures. The Mk 13, Mod 0 consists of a metal cylinder closed at each end. There is a tear friction tape igniter on a clip at each end. One end contains a red flare for nighttime use; the opposite end houses an orange smoke signal for daytime use. Each end of the signal burns approximately 20 seconds. The nighttime end of the flare has protrusions that you can feel in the dark. On the outside of the Mk 13, Mod 0 flare are operating instructions and a lot number (fig. 5-4). The lot number should be checked each time the flare is inspected to ensure that the flare is still serviceable. A list of lot numbers that are not serviceable can be found in current aircrew 5-2



Aviation News
First 242-tonne A330-300 is delivered to Delta Air Lines
Enhanced version allows longer flights at lower costs Share this...
airbus.com
Students from Delft University of Technology off to a flying start with Multifun concept selected as Fly Your Ideas winner
Team Multifun from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands have...
airbus.com
RTI Announces COTS Connectivity Software for Military Avionics Systems Based on FACE 2.1 Standard
[Avionics Today 05-28-2015] Real-Time Innovations (RTI) announced the availability of...
aviationtoday.com
Boeing Opens New Avionics Facility in Korea
New Boeing avionics facility showcases investment in Korean aerospace industry....
aviationtoday.com
Royal Thai Air Force Selects Cambridge Pixel for Air Defense Upgrade
Cambridge Pixel's CEO David Johnson (left) with software director Richard...
aviationtoday.com
FAA and Industry Will Study Pilot Fitness
The FAA is working with the commercial aviation and medical...
faa.gov
Poland's H225M Deal in Opposition Crosshairs
Poland’s main political opposition party is calling for the military...
aviationtoday.com
US Marine Corps Jump Starts F-35B Operational Trials
F-35B landing aboard the USS WASP for the first phase...
aviationtoday.com
General Dynamics Delivers FACE Software Upgrade to NAVAIR’s AV-8B Harrier II
Two NAVAIR AV-8B Harrier II aircraft. Photo: General Dynamics [Avionics...
aviationtoday.com
Harris’ Exelis Acquisition Moves Forward with Shareholder Support
Photo: Exelis [Avionics Today 05-26-2015] Exelis shareholders have approved the...
aviationtoday.com
Didier Evrard, Head of Programmes at Airbus, has been awarded the 2015 Icare prize
This prize distinguishes him for his key role in the...
airbus.com
Boeing-Upgrade French AWACS Take to the Skies with IOC
A French AWACS aircraft patrols the skies as part of...
aviationtoday.com
FAA Streamlines COAs for UAS Test Sites
The Federal Aviation Administration has made it simpler for the...
faa.gov
NextGen's Next Big Thing
May 21- As we move into the summer thunderstorm season,...
faa.gov
FAA Expands "Lessons Learned" Safety Website
May 21- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently added six...
faa.gov
Volaris takes delivery of first two A321s
First airline in Mexico to operate Airbus’ largest single-aisle aircraft...
airbus.com
Sichuan Airlines receives its 100th Airbus aircraft
China’s largest all Airbus operator celebrates a land-mark delivery Share...
airbus.com
Airbus and Aerospace Valley foster eco-innovation
Partnership with Small & Medium Enterprises Share this Read more...
airbus.com
Airbus helps airlines further improve their environmental performance
Launches the Sustainable Aviation Engagement Programme Share this Read more...
airbus.com
V-22 Highs and Lows
The last week was one of highs and lows for...
aviationtoday.com


Privacy Statement - Copyright Information. - Contact Us

comments powered by Disqus

Integrated Publishing, Inc.
9438 US Hwy 19N #311 Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone For Parts Inquiries: (727) 755-3260
Google +