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Nov
18
2019

Preventing the Post-Crash Fire: Robertson Fuel Systems and StandardAero Team Up to Improve Safety

Posted by jhadmin

In the world of rotorcraft emergencies, not all situations are equal. There’s a huge difference between a generator failure, engine fire or anti-torque system failure. I think if you were to poll pilots, just the mention of certain crises will make the hair stand up on the back of every pilot’s neck, and they pray that it never will happen to them. For me, there are two such crises: a tail-rotor gearbox failure, and any situation that would cause me to hit the ground hard enough to rupture a fuel tank and spark a post-crash fire. [Read More...]



Tags: 14CFR27/29.952 Crash Resistant Fuel Tanks CRFT Robertson Fuel Systems Safe Helicopters Act Now H.R. 675 StandardAero
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