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Monthly Archive July, 2006

Robinson Helicopter has an Epiphany

Robinson Helicopter Company apparently has had something of an epiphany and has released the following:
Safety Notice SN-40
Issued: Jul 2006
There have been a number of cases where helicopter and light plane occupants have survived an accident only to be severely burned by fire following the accident.  To reduce the risk of injury in a postcrash [...]

Doug Ritter on Gun Talk Radio Show

Today’s edition of Tom Gresham’s nationally syndicated Gun Talk Radio Show will feature Doug Ritter, Editor of Equipped To Survive and Chairman of the Equipped To Survive Foundation and Les de Asis, President of Benchmade Knife Company. The subject will be the poorly researched, highly biased and inflammatory anti-knife Wall Street Journal [...]

Doug Ritter eQ Hands-Free Multi-Light

When I designed my Doug Ritter Ultimate Aviator Survival Pak™ I needed a compact, very lightweight multipurpose LED flashlight/headlamp. After much searching, the light I settled on was the eQ Hands-Free Multi-Light™. I only wanted a couple changes. I wanted to use the same “twice-as-bright” LED as the Doug Ritter MkII Special [...]

Welcome To My Blog

Welcome to my new Blog. A special thanks is owed to John Savage, an ETS Survival Forum participant, without whose help this would never have seen the light of day. I was ready to give up, quite frankly. Please give John a big virtual hand for his able and much appreciated [...]