Fire Resistant Clothing: A Pilot Tool With Function
August 1, 2021
Everyone likes having their little toys. I feel, as pilots, we are especially attracted to new toys. The latest iPad mount for the cockpit, new avionics, a better headset, the list goes on. I am guilty of this as well. I have so many books and headsets and flight bags and
kneeboards. However, I did recently add something to my pilot tools that I am oddly excited about: fire resistant clothes. Let me explain my reasoning.
My flying attire has always favored the functional. No sandals, no synthetic fabric, nothing that restricts movement.
But then I got on one of my accident report reading...