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Aircraft Fire Detection: Requirements, Qualification, and Certification Aspects

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Author(s)

K Schmoetzer

Abstract

For aircraft applications other or additional qualification requirements need to be fulfilled by the automatic fire detection instrument compared to those applicable to buildings. It is important to distinguish between pressurized zones and non pressurized zones due to their completely different environments (e.g. inside/outside temperature and pressure/altitude). This paper will concentrate on fire detection aspects applicable to pressurized areas of transport aircraft where passengers and cargo are located.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 965
Report Number
965

Keywords

fire detection, fire detection systems, aircraft compartments, certification, regulations, smoke detection, smoke detectors, airborne equipment, environmental effects

Citation

Schmoetzer, K. (2001), Aircraft Fire Detection: Requirements, Qualification, and Certification Aspects, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.965 (Accessed May 17, 2024)

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Created February 1, 2001, Updated November 10, 2018