In an emergency equipment inner container of the type RS 2 while releasing the rescue chute by applying usual force on the handle, the loop where the release handle is fixed was ripped of. The reason for this ruptur was a to weak performed seam of the release handle attachment loop. Picture
In agreement with Firebird Sky Sport AG, the DHV decided on the following safety measures as a precaution:
1. The inner container for all emergency equipment of the type RS 2 with a white inner container must be rechecked
2. Faulty inner containers must be exchanged.
This airworthiness instruction comes into force when it is published in the News for Paragliders and Hang Gliders (NfGH). The precautionary safety measure must be carried out before the equipment is flown again.
Checks and exchange will be carried out by the company Firebird Sky Sport AG, Schäfflerstr. 15, 87629 Füssen, Tel: 08362/9832-0, Fax: 08362/9832-19, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Internet: www.flyfirebird.com