How seat burn tests are conducted


Ever seen a burn test on an aircraft seat? In this test at General Plastics’ labs, average values for three sets of specimens are analysed for burn lengths, weight loss, burning drips and extinguishing times to determine pass/fail results. For insight into forthcoming changes to burn tests, see the feature in our November 2019 issue

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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