General Aviation, Agricultural, Experimental
AmSafe aviation airbag systems have been certified and in-service since 2001. Business Jet regulatory changes in 2011 have resulted in significantly more stringent safety requirements regarding neck injury, body-to-body contact, and leg flail injury for the side facing divans. VIDEO 1 evidences that prior to 2011, the following situation was allowed.
AmSafe shoulder harness airbags and anti-leg flail airbag modules are used by the majority of business jet OEMs to meet the latest safety requirements. The shoulder harness airbag system pretensions the shoulder harness, resulting in less body flail. The tubular airbag restricts head movement and prevents neck injury. The anti-leg flair structural airbag module restricts leg movement, preventing breakage of the femur. Please refer to VIDEO 2.
This selection of videos compare a standard 4-point restraint to a 4-point restraint equipped with dual tubular airbags mounted to the shoulder harness.
The AmSafe 4 or 5-Point Shoulder Harness Airbag System has the following characteristics:
This system is available on Daher-Socata TBM aircraft.
This selection of videos show a comparison to a standard 3-point restraint versus the AmSafe 3-point Airbag Restraint system.
The AmSafe 3-Point Airbag Restraint System has the following characteristics:
As the world leader in crew and passenger restraint systems, AmSafe has dedicated continuous support and service centers located around the world – you can depend on AmSafe to provide you with technical expertise for your restraint requirements.