Course: 071-2F-A1-RM (MC)

Course Scope: Purpose: Provides Commanders with Rappel Masters who are technical experts in all aspects of rotary wing and ground rappelling operations. These include tower training, rappeller sustainment training, and rotary wing operations. A Rappel Master provides Commanders with the option of flexibly employing rotary wing air assets. Phase Scope: The course will provide the Rappel Master graduate with detailed information and training on: The duties and responsibilities of the Rappel Master; understanding and identifying rappelling equipment by their specific nomenclature and characteristics; preparation of ropes for rappelling operations; procedures to conduct ground rappel training; procedures and standards required to conduct a Rappel Master Personnel Inspection; execution of duties as a Rappel Master from a rotary wing aircraft in flight during a day rappelling operation.

COURSE OUTCOMES: Technical expertise in rappelling operations. Inspects and supervises execution of rappelling operations. Able to execute and control rotary wing rappelling operations. Ability to perform a Rappel Master Personnel Inspection to ensure rappeller safety.