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Re: Taking advantage of commercial airline when in Emergency?
The SAR groups do take advantage of aircraft but they use SSB radio. By far the still best "help me" device is an EPIRB
Or a sat phone. Some "help mes" are not distress.
Have a list of appropriate CG locations with phone numbers.
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Last edited by jackdale; 03-11-2013 at 12:36 AM.