AmSafe Bridport Secondary Cockpit Barrier providing an extra layer of security to crew

There has been continued interest in heightened security solutions for the cockpit following the September 11 2001 (9/11) terrorist attacks. In particular The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) have been petitioning to mandate secondary cockpit barriers. New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations for all new to market US aircraft come into effect early summer 2025.

In response to changing legislation the AmSafe Bridport secondary barrier is a textile based secondary barrier to provide at least a 5 second delay for intruders attempting to enter the cockpit. Most importantly our secondary barrier solutions are fully customisable. The highly engineered textile barrier can be used flexibly to work around all monuments and can be retrofit to different aircraft layouts. It is lighter than a fixed door solution and can be stored easily when not in use.

AmSafe Bridport is a world leader in aerospace & defence safety and cargo restraint products. ASB engineered textile restraint and protection solutions provide highly engineered cargo restraint barriers and Mantle® fire protection products ensure a safer aircraft environment. We are first tier suppliers to major aircraft manufacturers with over 40 years of experience, offering a complete engineered solution from concept and design through to manufacture and testing. Providing 24/7 AOG and aftermarket spares support. Operating from headquarters in the UK, and with further facilities across the US and Asia to provide a truly global service.

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