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This Plane Can Detach Its Cabin In Case Of Emergency
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This Plane Can Detach Its Cabin In Case Of Emergency

What if we could survive a plane crash? Ukrainian aviation engineer Vladimir Tatarenko has been working 3 years to find a way. And he did. He invented a detachable plane cabin which can be ejected within the seconds in case of emergency.

The cabin can land both on ground and water. It has parachutes attached to its roof and inflatable rubber tubes to keep it afloat if needed. “Surviving in a plane crash is possible,” Vladimir Tatarenko told LiveLeak. “While aircraft engineers all over the world are trying to make planes safer, they can do nothing about the human factor.”

Of course, if the plane explodes or is under a rocket attack, it wouldn’t help. Also, some argue that the detachable cabin could undermine the structural integrity of the plane. Finally, what about the pilots..?

More info: Youtube (h/t: dailymail, mashable)

“Surviving in a plane crash is possible,” says inventor Tatarenko

Once detached, two gunpowder engines slow down the speed and the parachutes deploy

So the passengers can safely land on the ground

Inflatable rubber tubes can also keep the cabin afloat if needed

No need to worry about your luggage – the cabin also includes a storage space

The cabin can be ejected through a rear hatch at the tail end of the plane during take-off, flight, or landing

Watch the video below for more information:

Some argue that the detachable cabin could undermine the structural integrity of the plane. Also, if the plane explodes or is under a rocket attack, it wouldn’t help. Sadly, the pilots would be left behind in any case, too. Finally, some people question the cost-effectiveness of such an invention and the reason for carrying it out in the first place. “Of the millions of flights a year, less than 500 people die worldwide a year from plane crashes, ” said Isadora Kali Anne Seney. However, the inventor conducted a questionnaire and found that 95% of people would be willing to pay more for such a safety system.

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EmilSokoloff
Community Member
6 years ago

RIP Pilots

LuciaDeSantiago
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6 years ago

I think they would have enough time to go out the cabin

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KathyKnaus
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6 years ago

it seems like if they built in an optional 2-minute delay, the pilots could retreat into the cabin and be saved as well, as long as they could see that a) a crash was inevitable and b) there was no way that the pilots could maneuver the plane to a "safer" crash site anyway.

ValidotRatk
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6 years ago

What will happen to pressure loss at 10Km? What will happen to parachute when you travel 900km/h? There is a reason why there is rocket engines on ejection seats... Another issue is D-box construction of fuselage that is needed for lightweight planes (any RC balsa builder will understand). Sorry for being engineer not designer...

LuciaDeSantiago
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6 years ago

that's right :/

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EmilSokoloff
Community Member
6 years ago

RIP Pilots

LuciaDeSantiago
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6 years ago

I think they would have enough time to go out the cabin

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KathyKnaus
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6 years ago

it seems like if they built in an optional 2-minute delay, the pilots could retreat into the cabin and be saved as well, as long as they could see that a) a crash was inevitable and b) there was no way that the pilots could maneuver the plane to a "safer" crash site anyway.

ValidotRatk
Community Member
6 years ago

What will happen to pressure loss at 10Km? What will happen to parachute when you travel 900km/h? There is a reason why there is rocket engines on ejection seats... Another issue is D-box construction of fuselage that is needed for lightweight planes (any RC balsa builder will understand). Sorry for being engineer not designer...

LuciaDeSantiago
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6 years ago

that's right :/

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