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wt requirements

  1. 0 Hi,
    When applying for flight positions they state a wt requirement of 220 pounds or less (including gear).......what gear do they mean and how much does it weigh.

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  3. Visit  chare profile page
    #1 0
    Equipment includes flightsuit and helmet. Also consider that many programs require above the ankle leather boots and some programs might issue a survival vest and/or jacket as well.

    You should be able to contact someone at the program to get an an estimate of the equipment weight, however if unable to I would plan on at least 10 pounds, and it could easily be more.
  4. Visit  Medic09 profile page
    #2 0
    I second that answer. Heck, I think just the stuff in my pockets and such are more than 5 pounds.

    I weigh 148; I tell the pilots to count on me as 165.