- Apr 4, 2014
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Why a detachable cabin probably won’t save your life in a plane crash
Falling out of the sky may well be most passengers’ worst fear when they board a plane.
Dead people can't sue. Family gets pittance hush money.
http://www.airpassengerrights.eu/en/air-carrier-liability-in-the-event-of-accidents.htmlcompensation in the event of death or injury: no financial limit is set. However, there is a first tier of strict carrier liability for damages of up to 100 000 SDRs (special drawing rights, as defined by the International Monetary Fund, i.e. around 135 000 euros), in respect of which the air carrier cannot contest claims for compensation. In excess of that amount, a second tier of liability is based on the presumed fault of the carrier, which the latter may avoid only by proving that it was not at fault (the burden of proof is on the carrier);
If it can work for Apollo re-entry I'm sure a plane travelling at a slow 900 km/h can handle it as wellOpening a parachute at 900 kph might have some issues...
If it can work for Apollo re-entry I'm sure a plane travelling at a slow 900 km/h can handle it as well
Use drogue chutes to slow down to 200 km/h and then deploy main chutes.