The trioxane compressed fuel (21, fig 2-1) is in a block form with each block
individually wrapped and contained in a paper box which furnishes detailed
instruction on use of the fuel. The fuel may be used on land for heating food or as a
firestarting aid when trying to burn green or wet wood and other hard-to-burn fuel
2-22. Frying Pan
The frying pan (22. fig. 2-1) is a lightweight aluminum device which may be used on
land for cooking. melting snow and ice for drinking water. as a wash basin for
personal hygiene or when on water for collecting rainwater Holes are drilled in the
side panels of the pan to provide a means of inserting a wire or small branch for use
when lifting the pan when it is hot.
2-23. Signaling Mirror
The signaling mirror (23. fig. 2-1) is a glass signaling instrument equipped with a
retaining cord on one corner and a see-through sighting device in the center of the
glass When used in daytime and with good visibility, a mirror flash can be seen at a
distance of 30 miles at an altitude of 10,000 feet.