FAA: How and How-Not to put out a laptop fire

I found a very interesting video from the FAA’s fire experts at its William J. Hughes Technical Centre at the Atlantic City International airport in New Jersey today while researching a story about new non-Halon 1211 fire extinguishers for airline cabins.

Not your typical General Aviation blog for me, but some things you might like to know if the airline passenger next to you experiences thermal runaway on their laptop battery. HINT: DO NOT COVER IT WITH ICE…. 


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