escape slide

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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Jump on the escape slide with arms folded across your body, this will help prevent you using your hands to slow down, which can cause friction burns and slow down an evacuation
The escape slide for our forward door had inflated inside the aircraft when a crew member tried to open the door from the inside.
During the egress, the escape slide for aft crew entry door separated from the aircraft before any crewmembers could use it.
And that 's just what raging air steward Steven Slater did - by sliding down his plane's inf latable escape slide, clutching a chilled can of beer, after a four-letter farewell rant.
AN angry flight attendant fled his airliner via the emergency escape slide after getting into an argument with a passenger.
Inter-Safe, a subsidiary of Aero Maintenance Group, announced FAA certification of its A320 and 737 emergency escape slide repair facility in Miami.
As I have already described it once within the pages of the Daily Post, I will not go into it much further, but suffice to say that I was supposed to go down the escape slide sitting forwards and instead I descended lying on my front and landed heavily on my right knee.
This AD requires repetitive inspections to detect wear or damage of the door latches and disconnect housings in the off-wing escape slide compartments, and replacement of any discrepant component with a new component.
According to the study, in 37% of commercial aircraft evacuations, at least one inflatable escape slide failed to operate properly or at all - a result that James Hall, Chairman of the NTSB, has called `unacceptable.
An airline passenger suffered a slight injury while coming down an escape slide when a charter plane made an emergency landing in Kansas after losing an engine.
It is also in the interests of everyone else on the plane BRACE POSITION The likelihood of serious injury during a survivable crash is greatly reduced - if you adopt the brace position before a crash landing SLIDE ETIQUETTE Jump on the escape slide with arms folded across your body, this will help prevent you using your hands to slow down, which can cause friction burns and delay evacuation
Escape slide on front and aft doors on the right side (R1 and R2) and both the over wing emergency exits were deployed.