Fire Suppression Systems Can Remove Threats of Cargo Fires on Aircraft

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Cargo Container Fire

Bloomberg reports on the call for Pilot Masks for cargo aircraft. Ventura Aerospace agrees that use of full-face oxygen masks and enhanced vision systems will provide an increase in safety. Unfortunately, these devices do not eliminate the real threat of fires, they only provide additional tools and time to deal with the threat.

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Suppressing Lithium Ion Battery Fires

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Suppressing Lithium Ion Battery Fires

Lithium Ion battery fires are some of the most difficult fires to suppress. Along with Class D metal fires, there are few types of fires that present such a risk to equipment and personnel. This is especially true when both are 40,000 feet above ground half way across the Pacific Ocean.

The technology behind Lithium Ion batteries that make them so ideal for powering electronic devices for long periods of time results in unique hazards when they burn. Statistically, Lithium ...

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News Articles Regarding NTSB Safety Recommendations

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777F Fire Suppression System InstallationVentura Aerospace Fire Suppression Systems have a head start on the industry having already been installed on 65 aircraft. In conjunction with FedEx, Ventura Aerospace has been working on this solution for over a decade. The system architecture represents the culmination of practicality, safety, performance and cost. In some of these articles the FAA is quoted as stating that Continue Reading →

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NTSB ISSUES RECOMMENDATIONS TO BETTER DETECT AND SUPPRESS AIR CARGO FIRES

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The NTSB has put pressure on the FAA to resolve the threat of fires aboard freighter aircraft. On November 28, 2012 the NTSB issued a Saftey Recommendaition defining cargo container standards and the use of active fire suppression systems. The Ventura Aerospace Main Deck Fire Suppression is currently the only available system that has been tested, certified ...

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