Briefing Leaflet

Cabin Fumes

Dec 05, 2018


For most modern commercial jet aircraft, cabin air is taken directly from compressors in the engine compartments without filtering. Occasionally, oil fumes from the hot section of the engine and/or APU leak into this air, resulting in what is known as a fume event. A fume event may result in incapacitation of crew members and jeopardize flight safety, but some of the consequences of such leaks are still subject to debate. This Briefing Leaflet expands on the Position Paper 18POS24, Cabin Fumes

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