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escape slide

An emergency chute that inflates rapidly and permits crew and passengers a quick exit from the aircraft. Also called an escape chute. See escape hatch.
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The patented proximity sensors can be designed into a range of aircraft systems such as thrust reverser actuation systems, flight controls, aircraft doors, cargo loading systems, evacuation slide locks and landing gear.
Some passengers near the exits escaped the plane within a minute using the inflatable evacuation slide.
For example, there was this farmer from a village on the outskirts of Hanoi who activated the evacuation slide, causing a three-hour delay and costing the airline tens of thousands of dollars.
But what they perhaps find most interesting is the mock emergency drill, which involves them cruising down an evacuation slide and escaping a ' burning' plane through a rope bridge as fake smoke fills up the confines.
When asked why no assistance was offered to passengers at the foot of the evacuation slide, a Jet2 spokeswoman said: "Fire crews often aid with this part of the procedure but due to the incredible swiftness of the evacuation on this occasion they were not able to help people in the first instance.
On another pre-flight a week later, AWAN Leffler noticed that the service-door evacuation slide was installed incorrectly.
She, along with a mother and two children, clung to an evacuation slide serving as a raft until rescuers arrived.
An emergency evacuation slide still hung down and passengers' luggage was visible through an open compartment door.
An emergency evacuation slide still hung down and luggage was visible through an open compartment door.
The MD-81 aircraft's tail cone evacuation slide deployed during the flight from Chicago Midway Airport.
The facilities include a cabin simulator, evacuation slide and fire training rig.
The MES shall comprise a boxed or Open Evacuation slide system with associated bowsing-in and winching arrangements for associated rafts for the required passengers and Crew on board.