Aircraft Fumigation

Operators sometimes report cases of aircraft infestation by rodents such as mice and rats, and reptiles such as snakes and lizards, causing discomfort and alarm amongst passengers and crew, but also potentially considerable damage to the aircraft. Their presence in an aircraft can lead in extreme cases to the aircraft being grounded, especially when electrical…… Continue Reading →

Engineering Aspects of Cabin Air Quality

This Boeing document discusses engineering aspects of a modern commercial jet airliner environmental control system (ECS), focusing on cabin air quality. News media coverage suggests that aircraft cabin air quality is a serious concern. However, an objective review of pertinent data and comprehensive testing do not support this perception…. Continue Reading →