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AS400B - Cargo Compartment Fire Detection Instruments (Reciprocating Engine Powered Aircraft)

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Document Number: AS400B
Revision Number: B
Title
Cargo Compartment Fire Detection Instruments (Reciprocating Engine Powered Aircraft)
Scope
This Aerospace Standard covers three basic types of cargo compartment fire detector instruments.

Basic Types - Definition of:

Type I: Carbon Monoxide, an instrument which will actuate an alarm signal when the concentration of carbon monoxide in air exceeds a specified value.

Type II: Smoke Detector, Electronic, an instrument operating on the principle of smoke particles modifying the relationship between a light beam and electronic light sensor which will actuate an alarm signal when the concentration of smoke in air exceeds a specified value.

Type III: Smoke Detector, Visual, an instrument which, by visual means, will show in a positive manner the presence of smoke when the concentration of smoke in air exceeds a specified value.

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