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‘Canary’ Sensor Trial To Commence In Qtr 1 2023

VN-ADS are launching their inflight sensor trial in Qtr 1 2023 in-line with the FAA's test programme timings in Kansas. National & International Airlines  will be invited to sign up for the trial on a 'first come - first served' basis with a maxim number of 10 participants in the trial.      

NPL Verifies Cabin Air Sensor for TBP

The world’s First Real-Time, Poisonous Compound Sensor for Aircraft Cabins has been verified by UK’s National Physical Laboratory. Pilots and cabin crew will soon be able to know if and when poisonous compounds are present in aircraft cabin air, and take appropriate action for the health and safety of themselves and their passengers. (The screen [...]

A 2nd Round £600K EIS Raise with HMRC Advanced Assurance Still Open

The first ADS sensor prototype development has progressed very well through the last few months. Independent validation of the sensor by The National Physical Laboratory is imminent, pending NPL personnel availability during the current Pandemic workplace restrictions, and final design of the mass manufactured model will follow after extensive field-testing over the next few months. The technology is now looking [...]

British Airways pilot forced to make Mayday call and scramble for oxygen mask minutes before landing

EWAN SOMERVILLE The Evening Standard 20 hours ago A British Airways captain was forced to make a Mayday call just minutes before landing after fumes reportedly filled the cockpit. The flight from Athens was on the approach to Heathrow when the co-pilot steering the plane fell ill, forcing the captain to take over and put on an [...]

Another British Airways flight makes emergency landing after smoke engulfs cabin

Photos: Lucy Brown (Passenger on the flight). On the 5thAugust 2019) at 3.27pm, a British Airways Airbus A321 took off from London Heathrow for Valencia (Spain). The aircraft was carrying many holidaymakers, including young children. Smoke developed in the cabin (from the air conditioning onboard - which is supplied by Bleed-Air from the aircraft engines) [...]

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