7.5 Aircraft Slide Drill

7.5.1 Equipment Criteria

  1. The evacuation slide shall be of a type installed in the aircraft with respect to the following categories:

    1. Inflatable, double channel slides;
    2. Inflatable slides and ramp combination;
    3. B747 upper deck door(s) slide(s);
    4. Inflatable, single channel slides; and
    5. Non-inflatable slides.

7.5.2 Performance Criteria

  1. Each crew member shall perform an aircraft inflatable slide drill according to the following:

    1. Inflatable Evacuation Slide:

      1. Slide down an inflatable slide from each of the categories;
      2. Slide down an inflatable slide from one of the categories, and for each other inflatable slide category, view an approved video which depicts: the slide, slide/raft, ramp/slide activation and inflation both internally and externally; the video sequence shall also include: inflation sound, disconnect, and "alternate use" (apron) procedures; or
      3. For each slide category view an approved video which depicts: the slide, slide/raft, ramp/slide activation and inflation both internally and externally; the video sequence shall also include: inflation sound, disconnect, and "alternate use" (apron) procedures.


    2. Non-Inflatable Evacuation Slide:

      1. Where the evacuation slide is not door mounted, each crew member shall retrieve the slide(s) from its' stowed location and attach the evacuation slide clips to the appropriate attachment points on the door frames.
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