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 09.19.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.19.14 **
** Airborne 09.17.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.17.14 **
** Airborne 09.15.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.15.14 **

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

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.21.14)

"The RCAF took the initiative to remove these functional, perfectly good parts and use them effectively. It was a sound decision, helping to ensure the long-term viability of the a>[...]

Enhanced F-35 Logistics Systems Delivered To Flight Test Locations

Integrates Preventative Maintenance, Flight Scheduling, And Mission Planning The 'next evolution' of the F-35 Lightning II's information technology backbone called the Autonomic Lo>[...]

Airbus Forecasts Strong Demand For Air Travel In The Middle East

Delivers First A380 To Qatar Airways Saying Airplane Is 'Ideal' For The Region Airbus has delivered Qatar Airways' first A380, and has used the occasion to tout the airplane as pla>[...]

NBAA Names 2014 Humanitarian Award Recipients

International Jet Aviation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, To Be Honored In Orlando The NBAA is pleased to announce that International Jet Aviation Services of Centennial, CO and the Make>[...]

NASA Seeks America's 'Best And Brightest' For Research Fellowships

Applications Period Open For Space Technology Grants NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. The research g>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC