AIR VISUAL SIGNALS ON THE GROUND

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From signals by any available means such as strips of fabric, parachute material, pieces of wood, stones, marking the surface by tramping with the feet, starting with oil, etc.

1. Air Visual signals for Use in Emergency by Survivors on the Ground

No.

Message

Code Symbol Signals

1

Require doctor serious injuries

2

Require medical supplies

3

Unable to proceed

4

Require food and water

5

Require firearms and ammunitions

6

Require map and compass

7

Require signal lamp with battery and radio

8

Indicate direction to proceed

9

Am proceeding in this direction

10

I will attempt to take off

11

Aircraft seriously damaged

12

Probably safe to land here

13

Require fuel and oil

14

All well

15

No

16

Yes

17

Not understood

18

Rquire engineer

   

2. Air Visual Signals for Use in Emergency by Search Parties on the Ground

No.

Message

Code Symbol Signals

1

Require assistance

2

Require medical assistance

3

No or negative

4

Yes or Affirmative

5

Proceeding in this direction

6

If in doubt, use international symbol

 

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