Required Survival Equipment - Alaska State
AS 02.35.110 Emergency Rations
Alaska Law requires that no airman may make a flight inside
the state with an aircraft unless emergency equipment is carried.
The following minimum equipment must be carried during
each occupant to sustain life for one week
one axe or
one first aid
an assortment of
tackle such as hooks, flies, lines and sinkers
headset for each occupant
signaling devices such as colored smoke bombs, railroad fuses or very
pistol shells, in sealed metal containers.
In addition to the equipment required under (1) of this
subsection, the following must be carried as minimum equipment from
October 15 to April 1 of each year:
2.A. However, operators of multi-engine aircraft licensed to
carry more than 15 passengers need carry only the food, mosquito nets
and signaling equipment at all times other than the period from October
15 to April 1 of each year, when two sleeping bags, and one blanket for
every two passengers shall also be carried. All of the above
requirements as to emergency rations and equipment are considered to be
minimum requirements which are to remain in full force and affect,
except as further safety measures may be from time to time imposed.
information is excerpted from the 8/8/2002 issue of the Alaska
Supplement published by the U.S. DOT, FAA and the National Aeronautical
Charting Office. www.naco.faa.gov
The Alaska Supplement is the Alaska version of the Airport Facility
Directory (A/FD) which is printed for the Southern 48 U.S. States.
It may also be found in the Alaska State
Statutes, AS 22.35.110. All
information should be verified current and accurate by the
owner/operator prior to use.