Who knew there was so much to consider when selecting a fabric for your aircraft project? Cotton or polyester? Light weight or heavy? STCs, TSOs, PMAs, FAA requirements. Poly-Fiber or Ceconite systems? Ron Alexander unravels the alphabet soup and explains how and why each fabric may be the way to go for a specific project.
Even when using any dry powder extinguisher for a ground vehicle cabin fire you better be standing outside directing the discharge through an open door. The particulate is very fine, abrasive, caustic and carries a slight charge making it stick to every surface. Very un-good for eyes lungs etc, let alone the almost instant “hard IFR” effect in an enclosed cabin.