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Safety Instructions for Sight-Impaired Passengers

2003-01-11
HISTORICAL
ARP5446
These recommendations are provided to aid the international air transport industry by identifying a standard, minimum amount of safety instructions that should be given to sight-impaired passengers. This document is not meant to address problems associated with communicating safety information to sight-impaired passengers who are also hearing impaired or non-conversant in the language(s) used by the cabin crew to disseminate general safety information to passengers. Aircraft operators are encouraged to customize the safety instructions for their own operations in order to ensure that required safety information is provided to sight-impaired passengers.
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Safety Instructions for Sight-Impaired Passengers

2014-04-14
CURRENT
ARP5446A
These recommendations are provided to aid the international air transport industry by identifying a standard, minimum amount of safety instructions that should be given to sight-impaired passengers. This document is not meant to address problems associated with communicating safety information to sight-impaired passengers who are also hearing impaired or non-conversant in the language(s) used by the cabin crew to disseminate general safety information to passengers. Aircraft operators are encouraged to customize the safety instructions for their own operations in order to ensure that required safety information is provided to sight-impaired passengers.
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Safety Considerations of Carry-On Baggage Relating to the Emergency Evacuation of Transport Category Aircraft

2016-05-31
CURRENT
ARP4072A
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides information and recommended guidelines for handling carry-on baggage prior to emergencies and during the emergency evacuation of transport category aircraft. Recommendations are provided on limiting the size, amount, and weight of carry-on baggage brought into the cabin, improved stowage of carry-on baggage to minimize hazards to passengers in flight and during emergency evacuations, and procedures to ensure carry-on baggage is not removed during an emergency evacuation.
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Safety Considerations of Carry-On Baggage Relating to the Emergency Evacuation of Transport Category Aircraft

2004-01-06
HISTORICAL
ARP4072
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides information and recommended guidelines for handling carry-on baggage prior to emergencies and during the emergency evacuation of transport category aircraft. Recommendations are provided on limiting the size, amount, and weight of carry-on baggage brought into the cabin, improved stowage of carry-on baggage to minimize hazards to passengers in flight and during emergency evacuations, and procedures to ensure carry-on baggage is not removed during an emergency evacuation.
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Safety Considerations - Smoking in Lavatories of Transport Aircraft

2010-11-17
CURRENT
AIR4740A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) discusses the question of smokers and their opinions and intentions toward smoking in lavatories of transport aircraft during flight. The study has implications for instructions and warnings given to passengers.
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Safety Briefings for Passengers in Exit Rows

2009-01-13
CURRENT
ARP5655
This SAE ARP provides guidance for (1) ensuring passenger suitability for being seated in an exit row and (2) the standardization of safety briefings for passengers, seated at exits, who may be responsible for opening exits on transport airplanes during an emergency. This recommendation is primarily for briefing passengers seated in the Type III overwing exit row, but may be applied to briefing passengers responsible for other exit types. In addition, these recommendations pertain to briefings on airplanes on which the flight attendants would conduct the exit row briefing, and to briefings on airplanes without flight attendants, on which pilots would conduct the briefing.
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SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS - SMOKING IN LAVATORIES OF TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

1993-05-05
HISTORICAL
AIR4740
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) discusses the question of smokers and their opinions and intentions toward smoking in lavatories of transport aircraft during flight. The study has implications for instructions and warnings given to passengers.
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Recommended Brace Positions

2008-08-13
CURRENT
ARP4771
This document contains information that can be used by the air transportation industry to provide passengers with consistent "Brace for Impact" positions in passenger safety information and briefings. This information is intended to reduce the potential confusion passengers may experience upon being presented with different "Brace for Impact" positions as they travel on different aircraft or on different carriers. This document does not address child restraint or situations where adult passengers are seated behind fixed tables.
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Passenger Cabin Emergency Equipment Stowage Transport Aircraft

1967-08-01
HISTORICAL
ARP997
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) is to establish criteria for the installation of emergency equipment that shall permit its efficient use and encourage standardization, thereby reducing reorientation of crewmembers to equipment accessibility while working on differing types, models, and series of transport-category aircraft. This does not preclude the requirement to pre-flight check all emergency equipment relative to its location, availability, and operational status.
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PASSENGER SAFETY VIDEO BRIEFINGS

1991-06-13
HISTORICAL
ARP4192
These recommendations provide the air transportation industry with the minimum amount of safety instructions that should be given to passengers via a video briefing. Airlines are encouraged to customize the safety presentations for their own operations.
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PASSENGER CABIN EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT STOWAGE TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

1994-05-01
HISTORICAL
ARP997B
The recommendations cover stowage of all portable cabin emergency equipment, including: a Oxygen units b Oxygen masks c Fire extinguishers d Protective breathing equipment (PBE) e First aid kits f Medical kits g Megaphones h Flashlights i Axes j Life rafts k Survival kits l Life preservers (vests) m Radio transmitters
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Issues in Stairway Design Aboard Transport Category Airplanes

2009-09-29
CURRENT
AIR5670
This document contains information that can be used by the air transportation industry to evaluate the design of airplane interior stairways with respect to the safety of passengers and crew in normal operating conditions and emergency evacuations.
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Installation and Stowage Provisions for Emergency Equipment in the Transport Aircraft Passenger Cabin

2012-08-30
CURRENT
ARP997D
The recommendations cover stowage of all portable cabin emergency equipment, including: a Oxygen bottles/units b Oxygen masks c Fire extinguishers d Protective breathing equipment (PBE) e First aid kits f Emergency/expanded medical kits and pouches g Megaphones h Flashlights i Life rafts j Survival kits k Life preservers l Flotation seat cushions m Emergency locator transmitters (ELT) n Automatic external defibrillators (AED) o Resuscitation/life support equipment
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Installation and Stowage Provisions for Emergency Equipment in the Transport Aircraft Passenger Cabin

2007-01-24
HISTORICAL
ARP997C
The recommendations cover stowage of all portable cabin emergency equipment, including: a Oxygen bottles/units b Oxygen masks c Fire extinguishers d Protective breathing equipment (PBE) e First aid kits f Emergency/expanded medical kits and pouches g Megaphones h Flashlights i Life rafts j Survival kits k Life preservers l Flotation seat cushions m Emergency locator transmitters (ELT) n Automatic external defibrillators (AED) o Resuscitation/life support equipment
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Installation and Stowage Provisions for Emergency Equipment in the Transport Aircraft Passenger Cabin

1981-03-01
HISTORICAL
ARP997A
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) is to establish criteria for the installation and stowage of emergency equipment in the cabin to ensure that the equipment is available and accessible. The goal is to promote expedient access to equipment by encouraging standardization and reducing reorientation of crewmembers to alternate stowage provisions when changing types, models, and/or series of transport aircraft within an operator's fleet.
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Halocarbon Clean Agent Hand-Held Fire Extinguisher

2013-01-07
CURRENT
AS6271
This AS establishes minimum requirements for halocarbon clean agent hand-held fire extinguishers carried on board civil aircraft. The requirements include: design (cylinder, valve, gauge, mounting equipment), performance (firefighting effectiveness - hidden fire test, discharge test, type, etc.), environmental (ozone depleting/global warming potential, atmospheric life span), and occupant safety concerns (toxicology - seat fire test).
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