The primary purpose of this booklet is to familiarize you as thoroughly as possible with the various factors of making an emergency jump from your plane the reason for the jump being to save your life. Obviously, every eventuality cannot be covered. Whether you are jumping because of engine failure, fire, loss of control, weather conditions, or due to the effects of enemy aircraft gunfire or A. A. fire, means a difference in the speed and attitude of your aircraft at the moment of bailing, your altitude, and your frame of mind. All this booklet will do for you is picture generally when and how to go over the side, what happens when you do, and why it happens. It will also give you the corrective procedures for the things that could work to your disadvantage during the process. This booklet will not jump for you. But short of that it should answer any question that may enter your mind!