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Control measure

Safe system of work: Aircraft ballistic recovery systems

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe system of work: Aircraft ballistic recovery systems

Understand:

  • How to identify aircraft ballistic recovery systems
  • How to locate and determine the condition of aircraft ballistic recovery systems
  • That isolating an aircraft does not isolate the ballistic recovery systems
  • Who can isolate and make safe aircraft ballistic recovery systems
  • The negative effect of isolating power supplies to ballistic recovery systems

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Safe system of work: Aircraft ballistic recovery systems

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the state of ballistic recovery systems
  • Identify and communicate ballistic recovery system information to all emergency personnel attending the incident
  • Liaise with the aerodrome responsible person to ascertain the requirements for isolating ballistic recovery systems
  • Implement cordons for undeployed aircraft ballistic recovery systems
  • Implement safe systems of work for deployed parachutes
  • How an aircraft’s stability can be affected by a deployed parachute
  • Methods of managing a deployed parachute