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1

If in sea state 3 how long would the aircraft stay afloat?

Minimum 4 hours

2

If in sea state 6 how long would the aircraft stay afloat?

Minimum 5 minutes.

3

After touching down in water how long would it take to get to full flotation?

5 Seconds

4

What are the flotation bottles filled with?

Helium

5

You can top up the bottles with nitrogen to what percentage?

10% nitrogen.

6

What busbar are the PSU's supplied from?

DC essential busbar.

7

After power on how long does it take to charge the capactitors?

15 seconds.

8

Following power being removed, how long will the capacitors in the PSU be charged for?

5 Minutes

9

State the positions of the switched to enable a manual initiation?

MASS to LIVE
Flotation (lift up cover) to armed
Deploy button on collective pressed or override button pressed.

10

How long does water need to be constantly present for to activate an automatic initiation.

2.5 seconds.

11

What are the flotation bags made from?

Polyurethane Proofed Nylon.

12

One of the PSU's has lost its power supply how would you know?

FLOT DEGRADE.
Green light on the PSU would go out.