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Protective Breathing Equipment for Flight Deck and Cabin Crew Members

2002-08-19
CURRENT
AIR825/10A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides general information to aircraft engineers, regarding the types of Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE) configurations which are available, the intended functions of such equipment, and the technical approaches which may be used in accomplishing these functions. The term "PBE" or "Protective Breathing Equipment" has been used to refer to various types of equipment, which are used in a variety of applications. This way of using the terminology has been a source of confusion in the aviation industry. One objective of this AIR is to assist the reader in distinguishing between the types of PBE applications. A further objective is to assist in understanding the technical approaches which can be used in each of the major applications. Principles of PBE design are reviewed briefly.
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Protective Breathing Equipment for Flight Deck and Cabin Crew Members

2002-02-04
HISTORICAL
AIR825/10
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides general information to aircraft engineers, regarding the types of Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE) configurations which are available, the intended functions of such equipment, and the technical approaches which may be used in accomplishing these functions. The term "PBE" or "Protective Breathing Equipment" has been used to refer to various types of equipment, which are used in a variety of applications. This way of using the terminology has been a source of confusion in the aviation industry. One objective of this AIR is to assist the reader in distinguishing between the types of PBE applications. A further objective is to assist in understanding the technical approaches which can be used in each of the major applications. Principles of PBE design are reviewed briefly.
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Introduction to Oxygen Equipment for Aircraft

2001-12-14
CURRENT
AIR825/1
The purpose of this document is to give the reader an overview of the document package which makes up AIR825, Introduction to Oxygen Equipment for Aircraft, and a basic overview (see Section 4) of the operational concerns driven by human physiology during altitude exposure.
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On Board Oxygen Generating Systems (Molecular Sieve)

2015-12-04
CURRENT
AIR825/6A
The information provided in AIR825/6 applies to On Board Oxygen Generating Systems (OBOGS) - Molecular Sieve, that utilize the ability of molecular sieve materials by using Pressure Swing Adsorption Process (PSA) to separate and concentrate oxygen in the product gas from the surrounding air, respectively air provided by any compressor or by the aircraft engine (so called: Bleed Air), and to provide this oxygen enriched air or product gas as supplemental oxygen for breathing gas supply of crew and passengers onboard aircraft. The distribution system and the provided oxygen concentration have to fulfill the respective airworthiness regulations. Equipment using this technology is to provide supplemental oxygen for breathing gas supply of crew and passengers onboard aircraft, the suitable breathing gas oxygen partial pressure or oxygen concentration requirements are specified in AIR825/2 and the oxygen purity requirements in AS8010.
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On Board Oxygen Generating Systems (Molecular Sieve)

2004-01-29
HISTORICAL
AIR825/6
The information provided in SAE AIR825/6 applies to On Board Oxygen Generating Systems (OBOGS) - Molecular Sieve, that utilize the ability of molecular sieve materials by using Pressure Swing Adsorption Process (PSA) to separate and concentrate oxygen in the product gas from the surrounding air, respectively air provided by any compressor or by the aircraft engine (so called: Bleed Air), and to provide this oxygen enriched air or product gas as supplemental oxygen for breathing gas supply of crew and passengers onboard aircraft. The distribution system and the provided oxygen concentration have to fulfill the respective FAA/JAA regulations. Equipment using this technology to provide supplemental oxygen for breathing gas supply of crew and passengers onboard aircraft, the suitable breathing gas oxygen partial pressure or oxygen concentration requirements are specified in AIR825/2 and the oxygen purity requirements in AS8010. NOTE: OBOGS has never been certified for commercial aircraft.
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Liquid Oxygen Systems

2002-04-01
HISTORICAL
AIR825/5
This Aerospace Information Report provides general information to aircraft designers and engineers, regarding LOX, its properties, its storage and its conversion to gas. Much useful information is included herein for aircraft designers regarding important design considerations for a safe and effective installation to an aircraft. The associated ground support equipment needed to support operations of LOX equipped aircraft is also discussed. It is important to realize that LOX equipped aircraft cannot be supported unless this support infrastructure is also available. A significant part of this document will address the specific advantages, disadvantages and precautions relating to LOX systems. These are important issues that must be considered in deciding which oxygen system to install to the aircraft. Also, many commercial and military aircraft use aeromedical LOX equipment that is mostly portable equipment.
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FAR – Regulatory Requirements Covering the Use of Breathing Oxygen in Aircraft

2016-06-22
CURRENT
AIR1389B
This report presents, paraphrased in tabular format, an overview of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) for aircraft oxygen systems. It is intended as a ready reference for those considering the use of oxygen in aircraft and those wishing to familiarize themselves with the systems requirements for existing aircraft. This document is not intended to replace the oxygen related FAR but rather to index them in some order. For detailed information, the user is referred to the current issue of the relevant FAR paragraph referenced in this report.
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Regulatory Requirements Covering the Use of Breathing Oxygen in Aircraft

2002-02-15
HISTORICAL
AIR1389A
This report presents, paraphrased in tabular format, an overview of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and the Joint Aviation Regulations (JAR) for aircraft oxygen systems. It is intended as a ready reference for those considering the use of oxygen in aircraft and those wishing to familiarize themselves with the systems requirements for existing aircraft. This document is not intended to replace the oxygen related FAR/JAR but rather to index them in some order. For detailed information, the user is referred to the current issue of the relevant FAR/JAR paragraph referenced in this report.
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Glossary of Technical and Physiological Terms Related to Aerospace Oxygen Systems

2000-07-01
HISTORICAL
AIR171D
The scope of this document is to provide a list of specialized terms with their meanings. The glossary will assist the use of other documents related to aircraft oxygen equipment by defining ubiquitous terminology in context of this specialized field. The glossary contains terms of primary importance in the areas of chemistry, equipment, and physiology.
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Reducers, Oxygen Pressure

1999-07-01
HISTORICAL
AS17852
This specification covers the requirements for two types of oxygen pressure reducers.
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Reducers, Oxygen Pressure

2012-07-24
CURRENT
AS17852A
This specification covers the requirements for two types of oxygen pressure reducers.
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Aircraft Oxygen Replenishment Coupling for Civil Transport Aircraft (Design Standard)

2005-02-14
CURRENT
AS1219A
This SAE Aerospace Design Standard defines a coupling, which is installed in a high pressure (1850 to 2000 psig) oxygen system of a civil transport aircraft for the purpose of mating to ground oxygen replenishment facilities. Dimensions developed from AND10089, Detail Specification Sheet for Fitting End, Design Standard, For Cone Connection.
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Cleaning Methods and Procedures for Breathing Oxygen Equipment

1999-05-01
HISTORICAL
AS13591
The purpose of this document is to provide minimum requirements for cleaning aircraft breathing oxygen systems and components, inspection methods and packaging after cleaning, and guidelines for oxygen equipment cleaning areas.
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Continuous Flow Chemical Oxygen Generators

1996-10-01
HISTORICAL
AS1304A
This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) applies to performance and testing of solid chemical oxygen generators which produce oxygen at essentially ambient pressure for use aboard aircraft whose cabin pressure altitude does not exceed 40,000 ft (about 12,200 m). Portable chemical oxygen devices are covered by AS1303.
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CONTINUOUS FLOW CHEMICAL OXYGEN GENERATORS

1993-12-01
HISTORICAL
AS1304
This Aerospace Standard (AS) provides recommended design guidelines for composition formation, performance, testing and reliability of metal-chlorate-perchlorate class solid chemical oxygen generators, supplying oxygen at essentially ambient pressure, for aircraft whose cabin pressure altitude does not exceed 40,000 feet (12,192 m).
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PORTABLE CHEMICAL OXYGEN

1993-11-01
HISTORICAL
AS1303
This specification applies to a chemical oxygen generator assembly for the following uses: a First aid treatment of passenger cabin occupants after emergency descent in a turbine engine powered airplane with pressurized cabin, as specified in FAR 121.333, Para. e (3). b By cabin attendants to maintain their mobility after cabin decompression.
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