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Retired Air Force pilot Larry Brown shares his lessons learned from flying an F over the North Sea in a "poopy suit." Many pilots won't fly over large bodies of frigid water necessitating a wet suit, but the same principle for preparednessdress for egressapplies wherever you fly.

Following the nurse flashing, the F pilot decided to retaliate and took a high position on the tanker's left wingSince it was a winter flight over water, the crew was required to wear the famous "poopy suit," or anti exposure flight suit in addition to their normal clothingThe pilot safety pinned the ejection seat before beginning to undress.

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A pilot who tested the g protection suits during flight demonstrations showed a notable improvement to current suitsWhen in the Legacy suit (worn flying F s), he was fatigued after one display, Robertson saidThe pilot then changed into the new protective gearAfter three displays, he was fresh as a daisy, Robertson said.

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POOPY SUITI promise it's not as bad as it sounds a poopy suit is an endearing term given to a rubber anti exposure suit worn over the flight suit during over water operations where the water temperature is lowThe name comes from the simple fact that certain bodily functions are not an option while wearing it.

I never heard an Air Force pilot refer to them as poopy suitsFor normal flights, they wear their Nomex fire retardant flight suitsFor flights over water (at least in fighters), they wear survival suits in case they have to ejectThe PJs (pararescue) guys wear dry suits when operating in water , PM

PLAT Pilot landing aid televisiona videotape camera that records all carrier launches and recoveriesPlaymates The pilots of other aircraft on the same mission as youPlumber An inept pilotPointy End The front of a boatPoopy suit Anti exposure suit worn over flight suitPopeye What you are when you're flying in the soup

How fighter pilots empty their bladders on long over water flightsI'm told this is difficult to do if you're wearing a Poopy SuitPoopy Suit Exposure suitNormally worn by fighter pilots on long over water flightsPuke Slang for other pilots"Bomber puke", "Fighter puke" etcPunch Out To ejectAlso "Grab the handles".

Wearing the suit is the worst memory of the Trans Atlantic crossings I did in the F , more so than sitting in one spot for hoursI did an exercise in Alaska in We had to wear the suit on the hour flight there and then on each sortie for the two week period.