Wear your aircrew sunglasses for eye protection.
Use the helmet for collecting rainwater, as a washbasin,
or for head protection when walking through dense foliage, at night, or
during a helicopter pickup by a hoisting system.
2-4. TREE LANDING INSTRUCTIONS
Place the feet and knees together with the toes pointed
Cross the arms in front of the face with both elbows high, and
position the face in the crook of either the right or left elbow.
With the arms covering the face, observation of the landing
area can be maintained by looking under the elbow without disturbing
the landing position.
If firmly hung up in the trees do not try to climb or jump down.
Use the personnel lowering device, located in the seat cushion thigh
pads, to lower yourself safely to the ground. For training purposes,
refer to TM 55-1516-213-10 on the operation of the personnel lowering