The fight against aerotoxic syndrome has taken a major step forward with the announcement that a scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle, has identified modified chemicals that will reduce the toxicity of anti-wear additives in aero engine oil without reducing the lubricant’s effectiveness.
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By David Learmount on October 17, 2012 http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/learmount/2012/10/toxic-cabin-air-german-transpo.html After decades of denial, the transport minister of a serving government has now called for urgent action over toxic fume incidents in airliners. Germany’s Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer has written to the EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas calling for action from the European Aviation Safety Agency to…
The Official Solicitor is being sued by a former airline pilot alleging a lack of care after he was deemed to be incapable of managing his affairs. Leonard Lawrence, who believes his ill health is the result of toxic fumes being released into aircraft during flights, was placed in 2004 under the Official Solicitor’s protection…