escape chute

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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All passengers and crew on board the NL-142 Karachi to Lahore flight remained unhurt and were evacuated via emergency escape chute, but the aircraft's landing gear, windows and right wing were damaged in the landing.
These include, inter alia, a headquarters, a TiefstpunktentwEnsserung using microtunnelling and an escape chute incl.
A swimming pool with latest survival technology, helicopter simulator, escape chute, confined space entry simulator on two levels with two points of entry and rescue tripods and equipment, a smoke house simulator on two levels with spiral and straight stair cases and synthetic smoke machine, a working-at-height facility, a H2S classrooms with air cascade facility, a fast rescue boat, advanced first-aid kits, stretchers oxygen tanks for first-aid and advance first aid, scaffolding and riggers for constructions training are some of the facilities available," remarked Mohammed.
A Greek passenger who had fallen from an escape chute into the Adriatic Sea with his wife was found dead by Italian coastguards, despite repeated attempts at an air rescue amid six-metre (19.
As a flotilla of rescue vessels neared the scene, a Greek army Super Puma helicopter made repeated attempts to save two passengers who fell from an escape chute and were left stuck at the water line at the mercy of six-metre waves.
In May this year there was an extension completed which now puts Enertech in the leading position with 15 fully-equipped classrooms, a swimming pool with the latest survival system, a helicopter simulator and escape chute, confined space entry simulator on two levels with two points of entry and rescue tripods and equipment, a smoke house simulator on two levels with spiral and straight staircases and synthetic smoke machine, a working at heights facility, an H2S classroom with cascade air supply system, a fast rescue boat, a first aid classroom with advanced first aid kits, stretchers, oxygen tanks, mannequins and AEDs etc.
5-metre deep environmental pool, a fire training centre, an escape chute designed to meet the standards of Norway's off-shore industry and a lifeboat and davit system, the facility has been designed to provide an ultra-lifelike setting in which workers will learn survival techniques for scenarios such as a helicopter ditching at sea or escaping from a smoke-filled environment.
Spacecraft for the proposed manned mission will have extra facilities like entry into crew capsule and an escape chute," the chairman said.
The safety drill we endure on every flight to show passengers how to locate and fasten life jackets with a reminder to remove shoes before entering the escape chute is futile.
The company's commercial director, Richard Parr, said the EU regulations - governing planes carrying 19 or more passengers, required measures which were not necessary on the DC-3, including an emergency escape chute, floor lighting and weather radar.
THIS Dunford Group escape chute is being demonstrated by nurses at Matfen Hall, Northumberland Cheshire Home.
The day-long trip involved serving a cabin meal, wearing an air hostess's uniform and taking part in a emergency exercise using the escape chute.