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Ballistic Parachute Systems

Ballistic Parachute Systems

Safety, Ballistic Parachutes

Last updated Tuesday 4 October, 2016

What is a Ballistic Parachute? Also referred to as a ballistic reserve parachute or emergency ballistic reserve parachute, a ballistic parachute is a parachute ejected from the casing through a small explosion (much like that used i... n an ejection seat) in the event of emergency situation in the air... Who are Ballis

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Battery recycling

Battery recycling

Safety, Batteries

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Batteries used for aviation applications may be of either the primary (single use) type or the secondary (rechargeable) type... Any battery intended for use as a power source for equipment installed or routinely carried on aircraft must not only be safe but ideally have a high energy density, be lightweight, reliable,

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Are lithium iron phosphate batteries suitable for Jabiru engines?

Are lithium iron phosphate batteries suitable for Jabiru engines?

Safety, Batteries, Jabiru

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

RAAus is aware that LiFePO4 chemistry batteries are being advertised that they are suitable for use in light aircraft powered such as Rotax and Jabiru engines... ATTENTION: Response from Australian Agent for Rotax In regards to the use of these batteries in current 912 iS manuals see attached documentation to this fac

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Lithium batteries

Lithium batteries

Safety, Batteries

Last updated Monday 31 October, 2016

Members should consider that, in some circumstances and designs, the charge controllers associated with the permanent magnet alternators used on some engine types offer no form of voltage control... They function by allowing sections of each half wave to pass to the battery at full output current and unlimited voltage

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About distress beacons

About distress beacons

Safety, Distress Beacons

Last updated Monday 31 October, 2016

What is a distress beacon? A distress beacon is an electronic device that, when activated in a life threatening situation, assists search and rescue authorities to locate those in distress... Oops, I accidentally activated my beacon! Turn it off immediately and call AMSA on 1800 641 792... There is no repercussion for

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My beacon is registered, what now?

My beacon is registered, what now?

Safety, Distress Beacons

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Now that your beacon is registered, it is important to keep it dry and store it appropriately... Refer to the manufacturer's user manual for specific instructions for your model... Distress beacons are stowed depending on the type... Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) have mounting brackets, Emergency

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When and how to use your beacon

When and how to use your beacon

Safety, Search and Rescue, Distress Beacons

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Two-way communications by way of mobile/satellite phone or radio are the most effective means of communication when in a distress situation, with some of the reasons outlined below: Instant confirmation that the call has been received by em... ergency services; Ability to communicate position, nature of distress, requi

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What happens after activation?

What happens after activation?

Safety, Search and Rescue, Distress Beacons

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

When your life is in danger and you can't get hold of emergency services by phone or radio, activate your distress beacon... A distress beacon can be activated from anywhere on the Earth's surface, regardless of whether you were travelling by air, land or sea... The international search and rescue satellite system, Cos

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Distress beacon disposal

Distress beacon disposal

Safety, Distress Beacons

Last updated Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Please do not throw your beacon in the bin... Beacons can inadvertently activate if they are not correctly disposed, which often occurs when beacons are thrown in the rubbish and end up in tips... Every year, thousands of dollars are spent in Australia searching for beacons in rubbish dumps... Search personnel and reso

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When should I carry a distress beacon?

When should I carry a distress beacon?

Safety, Search and Rescue, Distress Beacons

Last updated Monday 31 October, 2016

Civil Aviation Orders 95... 55 and 95... 32 stipulate that: Except in the case of a flight that is to take place wholly within a radius of 50 miles from its departure point, a 2-place aeroplane to which this Order applies may be flown only if it carries: a) A personal locator... beacon that has been approved by CASA f

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