Rotorcraft – Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) – Requirements, testing and marking
|Publication Date:||18 December 2018|
|ICS Code (Passenger and cabin equipment):||49.095|
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.