buoyancy bags

buoyancy bags

pl n
(Aeronautics) another term for flotation bags
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The aliens keep themselves aloft by means of dangling onion-like buoyancy bags, and communicate with pulses of light.
She said that they used their rucksacks as buoyancy bags but quickly found themselves waist-high in water and forced to swim.
Finally, unless they're fully kitted out with fitted buoyancy bags, canoes aren't really appropriate for big white water (although smaller rapids can be negotiated given the appropriate combination of courage and skill).
But it has been done now and buoyancy bags have been fitted.
I helped carry buoyancy bags and inflating equipment to stop the 14ft creature being battered to death against rocks by the swell.