The purpose of this issue is to provide a best practice for search and rescue missions. This issue starts out by giving statistics on the survivability for the downed pilot. Then it provides hints for the rescuer on how to do the mission better, smarter, and faster. Also this issue explains that physical fatigue is the leading contributor to human error and how to better avoid this fatigue. Finally survival tips are explained to help downed pilots stay alive until help arrives.
North Central Region Hawk (2002), v.1 no.2