En anglais ‘Spring-loaded to survive’
There are few times in an aeroplane when conditions require you to act swiftly without thinking. When one of those situations occurs, however, your survival—and that of your passengers and those under your flight path—depends on spring-loading your reactions to do the correct things in the proper order. Why is it so important to be ready to act rapidly in some emergencies? What techniques may reduce the time it takes you to do the right thing? How can you focus on those few conditions that require immediate action, without getting bogged down by trying to memorise and practise the entire pilot’s operating handbook?