Aero-TV: Safety Tip of the Week - The Emergency Vision Assurance System | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 02.23.15

Airborne 02.24.15

Airborne 02.25.15

Airborne 02.26.15

Airborne 02.20.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 02.23.15

Airborne 02.24.15

Airborne 02.25.15

Airborne 02.26.15

Airborne 02.20.15

Tue, Feb 02, 2010

Aero-TV: Safety Tip of the Week - The Emergency Vision Assurance System

CEO/Captain John Cox Explains a Simple Solution for a Complex Problem

According to the Airline Pilots Association, there are an average of three smoke incidents daily in the United States.  In all, one out of every third emergency landing is due to smoke. Reports indicate that smoke is the leading defined cause of emergency landings for extended Twin-Engine Operations aircraft; dense smoke in a cockpit renders essential flight instrument panels useless if they are unable to be seen.

EVAS, or the Emergency Vision Assurance System, provides pilots with a simple, yet crucial solution during critical situations:  a straightforward device that provides a clear space of air through which a pilot can read instruments and out the front windshield for safe landing.  At a mere 3x8.5x10 inches when stowed, the system becomes fully functional in less than 30 seconds once a pilot has removed a small tab to activate the unit.  Once inflated, by placing smoke goggles against the EVAS system’s clear window, the pilot is able to see both vital flight instruments and windshield views unobstructed.

Clear vision is maintained through EVAS' state-of-the-art pressurization system that uses filtered cockpit air to uphold consistent volume.  Running on a self-contained battery supply independent of aircraft power, the EVAS system is designed to run for at least two hours to provide ample time for safe emergency landing. 

Several major companies, including Bombardier, Dassault, and Gulfstream Aerospace have implemented the EVAS system as a standard option for their line of business aircraft.

FMI: www.evasworldwide.com/index.php, www.aero-tv.net, www.youtube.com/aerotvnetwork, http://twitter.com/AeroNews

Advertisement

More News

FAA Certifies Continental IO-360-AF Alternative Fuel Engine

Flight Design Scheduled For The First Delivery Of The New Powerplant The FAA has granted type certification to Continental Motors Group for its IO-360-AF (Alternative Fuel) engine.>[...]

Airborne 02.25.15: Orion Data, ALPA OPines On UAS, Blakey's New Gig

Also: Rutan Celebration, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, Prince Harry, 1300th PC-12, Malaysian Pipers, Chalet Suzanne Auction NASA’s Orion spacecraft continues on the agency&rsquo>[...]

Airborne 02.25.15: Orion Data, ALPA OPines On UAS, Blakey's New Gig

Also: Rutan Celebration, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, Prince Harry, 1300th PC-12, Malaysian Pipers, Chalet Suzanne Auction NASA’s Orion spacecraft continues on the agency&rsquo>[...]

Airborne 02.24.15: Becker ADS-B Tracking, TTD Elections, ADS-B Experimental News

Also: Antarctic Balloon, Royal Albanian Team?, A400M Refuel, A4A Joins UAV Program, AFASF Standdown, WAI Award Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that Transport Canada in>[...]

AD: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2015-04-05 PRODUCT: Certain Sikorsky Model S-76A, B, C, and D helicopters.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC