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SURVIVAL USES FOR AIRCRAFT PARTS

AILERONS:  SHELTER BRACES, SNOW CUTTING TOOLS, SPLINTS

AIR FILTERS:  FIRE STARTER, since it’s usually made of paper and is impregnated with oil and is flammable

AIR FILTER, PAPER, UNUSED:  WATER FILTER

ALUMINUM SKIN:  REFLECTOR FOR WARMTH FROM FIRE, SIGNALING DEVICE, SPLINT, SNOW SHOVEL, SAW BLADE, SLED/STRETCHERS

BATTERY:  FIRE STARING, SIGNALING WITH LIGHTS

BATTERY BOX:  STOVE OR COOKING CONTAINER

BRAKE FLUID AND LIQUID FROM TURN AND BANK INDICATOR & COMPASS:  FIRE STARTER

CHARTS:  STUFF INSIDE CLOTHING FOR INSULATION

COMPASS:  ESTABLISHING DIRECTION

CONTROL CABLES: ROPE, SNARE WIRE, BINDING FOR SHELTER
DISC BRAKE PADS:
 
SIGNAL MIRRORS

DOORS:  SHELTER, WINDBREAKS

ENGINE COWL:  SHELTER, WINDBREAK, WATER COLLECTOR, FIRE PLATFORM

MAGS:  SPARK FOR STARTING FIRES

OIL AND GAS:  FIRE STARTER, FUEL FOR STOVE, AND BLACK SMOKE FOR SIGNALING.

FUEL CELLS:  MELT SNOW ON BLACK SURFACE, BLACK SMOKE, LAY OUT ON SNOW FOR SIGNALING

FUSELAGE:  SHELTER

HOSES:  SIPHON, BURN FOR BLACK SMOKE

INNER TUBES:  CANTEEN, BINDING MATERIAL WITH CUT INTO STRIPS, BLACK SMOKE WHEN BURNED.

INSIDE FABRIC:  WATER STRAINER OR FILTER, CLOTHING OR ADDED PROTECTION.

LANDING LIGHT LENS:  FIRE STARTING

LANDING LIGHTS, STROBES, ETC:  WHEN USED WITH BATTERY, NIGHT SIGNALING DEVICES

LIGHT COVERS:  UTENSILS AND SMALL TOOLS

MAGNESIUM WHEELS:  SIGNALING

PROP SPINNER CONES:  BUCKET, STOVE WITH SAND, OIL & FUEL, FUNNEL, SCOOPING TOOL, AND POT FOR COOKING.

OIL FILTER:  BURN FOR BLACK SMOKE

PROPELLER:  SHOVEL, SNOW CUTTING TOOL, BRACING FOR SHELTER

ROTATING BEACON LENS:  DRINKING CUP

RUGS:  GROUND PAD, INSULATION CLOTHING

SEATS:  SLEEPING CUSHIONS, BACK BRACE FOR SPINAL INJURY, FIRE STARTER & SIGNAL MATERIAL, INSULATION, GROUND PAD, SPONGE RUBBER FOR NECK SUPPORT.

SEAT BELTS:  SLINGS, BINDING MATERIAL, BANDAGES

TIRES:  FIRE STARTER & FUEL, BLACK SMOKE

VERTICAL STABILIZER:  SHELTER SUPPORT, PLATFORM

WHEEL FAIRING:  WATER STORAGE OR COLLECTION

WINDOWS:  BREAK UP FOR SNOW CUTTING

WINGS:  WINDBREAKS, SHELTER SUPPORTS, OVERHEAD SHADE, PLATFORM FOR FIRE, WATER COLLECTOR, SIGNALING DEVICE.

WING STRUTS:  PRY BAR, SPLINT, SHELTER BRACE, POLE FOR SIGNALING CRUTCH.

WING TIPS:  WATER COLLECTION AND WATER CARRIERS

WIRING:  BINDING AND ROPE

WOODEN WING STRUTS, BRACES, OR PROPS:  FIRE STARTER AND FUEL