Pan-Pan


Pan-Pan is an open plain adventure that expands on the concept of environmental narrative storytelling with puzzle solving and exploration elements at its core.

Frequency asked questions and rumours

When was Pan-Pan released?

Pan-Pan was released on 25 Aug, 2016

Who was the developer that made Pan-Pan?

Spelkraft were the developers that made Pan-Pan

What is the mayday call?

A Mayday call is only to be used in the case of “grave and imminent danger to a vessel or persons, such as fire, sinking, man overboard etc.” So serious is a Mayday call considered to be that in many countries now anyone making a false Mayday call could be prosecuted under criminal law.

Why do we say mayday?

As much of the traffic at Croydon airport at that time was to and from Le Bourget Airport in Paris, Mockford proposed the expression “Mayday” derived from the French word “m’aider” that means “help me” and is a shortened form of “venez m’aider”, which means “come and help me”.26 Jul 2019

How would you respond to a mayday call and message from another ship in distress?

The ‘Mayday Relay’ voice call remains unchanged and should still be transmitted as normal. If a distress is received by DSC or voice, the skipper of a vessel should act as follows: Wait five minutes for the distress to be acknowledged by the Coastguard or another vessel.

What is Pan-Pan and Mayday?

MAYDAY calls are used for life-threatening emergencies. Pan-Pan calls (pronounced “pahn-pahn”) are used for urgent situations that are not life-threatening such as your pleasure craft is broken down, out of gas, or lost in fog.

Why do they say mayday instead of help?

Mayday got its start as an international distress call in 1923. It was made official in 1948. It was the idea of Frederick Mockford, who was a senior radio officer at Croydon Airport in London. He came up with the idea for “mayday” because it sounded like the French word m’aider, which means “help me.”

What do you do when you hear a mayday call?

What to Do If You Hear a MAYDAY Call. All DSC radios receiving a distress call immediately sound a distinctive alarm, and automatically switch to Channel 16 for voice communication. Write down the message, the name of the boat in distress, its position and the reason for the call. Don’t trust your memory.3 May 2021

What is Mayday and Pan-Pan?

MAYDAY calls are used for life-threatening emergencies. Pan-Pan calls (pronounced “pahn-pahn”) are used for urgent situations that are not life-threatening such as your pleasure craft is broken down, out of gas, or lost in fog.

Why do pilots say Mayday?

Mayday got its start as an international distress call in 1923. It was made official in 1948. It was the idea of Frederick Mockford, who was a senior radio officer at Croydon Airport in London. He came up with the idea for “mayday” because it sounded like the French word m’aider, which means “help me.”

What is the difference between Pan Pan Pan and Mayday Mayday Mayday?

MAYDAY calls are used for life-threatening emergencies. Pan-Pan calls (pronounced “pahn-pahn”) are used for urgent situations that are not life-threatening such as your pleasure craft is broken down, out of gas, or lost in fog.

Why do you say mayday 3 times?

Convention requires the word be repeated three times in a row during the initial emergency declaration (“Mayday mayday mayday”) to prevent it being mistaken for some similar-sounding phrase under noisy conditions, and to distinguish an actual mayday call from a message about a mayday call.