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Old 15th May 2019, 01:42
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givemewings
 
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Originally Posted by The AvgasDinosaur View Post
I know that very considerable research has been conducted into smoke hoods on and off over the years. It appears odd to me that it has never been adopted or approved for service.
Even the basic ones have achieved up to 10 minutes survival times in tests.
Though clearly only valid for smoke and toxic fumes, though not likely to help much with full on fire.
Be lucky
David
Its hard enough to get most pax to pay attention to the safety demo/ not walk around when the FSB sign is on/turn oiff their phone... instructing them how to use a smoke hood? Unlikely.

I had a regular pax who used to carry a personal one, I considered it for a time after seeing them offered in many Asian hotels and subway stations..
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