EN 4856:2018

Rotorcraft - Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) - Requirements, testing and marking

Publication date:   May 16, 2019

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60.60 Standard published   Dec 12, 2018

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ASD-STAN Aerospace

European Norm

49.095   Passenger and cabin equipment

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This document specifies requirements for Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) for use by helicopter crew and passengers in the event of a ditching or water impact, to ensure minimum levels of performance. It applies to EBS for use by adults only.
Two categories of EBS are addressed by this standard; Category A EBS capable of being successfully deployed in air and underwater and Category B EBS capable of being successfully deployed in air but not underwater.
This document is applicable to compressed air, rebreather and hybrid rebreather designs of EBS.

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EN 4856:2018
60.60 Standard published
Dec 12, 2018

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