Cabin Air Filtration Solutions

Despite the airlines and regulators insisting that filtering aircraft cabin air is still not technically possible, solutions do already exist and a limited number are already in operation on airliners. Filter manufacturers Pall Corporation presented a paper at the 40th International Conference on Environmental Systems detailing various filtration solutions. Pall Corporation – Cabin air filtration…

SERIOUS INCIDENT : AIRBUS A319-132 D-AGWK, 27 MAY 2008 – Prof. Chris Winder

INTRODUCTION: The presence of general symptoms of unwellness can be problematic, interms of identifying causes, diagnosis of any possible health problem(s), anddetermining appropriate treatment(s). In the case of such symptoms occurring in people on an airplane in flight,other issues may also arise, such as the hypoxia of flying, or the possibility ofpoor air quality from…

The Cranfield University Report on Airline Cabin Air Quality

Background information and Aerotoxic Association comment In December 2007 it was recommended by the UK House of Lords Science and Technology Committee “to identify the substances produced during a fume event be completed urgently” Projects such as this are normally tendered according to EU public procurement procedures, but in this instance this process was not followed…

Letter from Cranfield FOI denied

Dear Mr Hoyte Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Regulations Request Cranfield University has now considered your request made under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000. In considering the request we have concluded that this is in fact a request for environmental information and as such falls not under FOI but rather under the Environmental Information…