Sec. 25.1411 - General.
(a) Accessibility. Required
safety equipment to be used by the crew in an emergency must be readily
(b) Stowage provisions. Stowage
provisions for required emergency equipment must be furnished and must --
(1) Be arranged so that the equipment is
directly accessible and its location is obvious; and
(2) Protect the safety equipment from
(c) Emergency exit descent device.
The stowage provisions for the emergency exit descent device required by
§25.809(f) must be at the exits for which they are intended.
(d) Liferafts. (1) The stowage
provisions for the liferafts described in §25.1415 must accommodate enough
rafts for the maximum number of occupants for which certification for
ditching is requested.
(2) Liferafts must be stowed near exits
through which the rafts can be launched during an unplanned ditching.
(3) Rafts automatically or remotely
released outside the airplane must be attached to the airplane by means of
the static line prescribed in §25.1415.
(4) The stowage provisions for each
portable liferaft must allow rapid detachment and removal of the raft for
use at other than the intended exits.
(e) Long-range signaling device.
The stowage provisions for the long-range signaling device required by
§25.1415 must be near an exit available during an unplanned ditching.
(f) Life preserver stowage
provisions. The stowage provisions for life preservers described in
§25.1415 must accommodate one life preserver for each occupant for which
certification for ditching is requested. Each life preserver must be
within easy reach of each seated occupant.
(g) Life line stowage provisions.
If certification for ditching under §25.801 is requested, there must be
provisions to store life lines. These provisions must --
(1) Allow one life line to be attached
to each side of the fuselage; and
(2) Be arranged to allow the life lines
to be used to enable the occupants to stay on the wing after ditching.
[Doc. No. 5066, 29 FR 18291, Dec. 24, 1964, as
amended by Amdt. 25-32, 37 FR 3972, Feb. 24, 1972; Amdt. 25-46, 43 FR
50598, Oct. 30, 1978; Amdt. 25-53, 45 FR 41593, June 19, 1980; Amdt.
25-70, 54 FR 43925, Oct. 27, 1989; Amdt. 25-79, 58 FR 45229, Aug. 26,