Re: Oxygen-bottle

Date:         18 Jun 99 01:39:44 
From:         "PSLEIGHT" <PSLEIGHT@tinyonline.co.uk>
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Andrew van der Plas wrote in message ...
>Is there pure oyygen in an oxygen-bottle or is it just compressed air.
>
>Why then call they this an oxygen-bottle and not a air-bottle.

An oxygen bottle on aircraft consists of pure liquid oxygen. Although most
modern aircraft have only oxy bottles for the flight crew, the pax have to
make do with oxygen generators which use a chemical reaction to produce the
oxygen requried. Although when the777 was design an oxygen generation system
was proposed similar to that used on the space shuttle.