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Three Agreements to Celebrate from NBAA 2022

What a great welcome to the friends, colleagues and professionals who descended on Orlando, FL for the 2022 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition!    Three Days of Business Aviation Innovation Though we always look forward to impressive keynotes, technologies, and partnerships, this year was impressive.  With inspiration from NASCAR legends and rockstar Astrophysicists, compelling […]

Jazz Up Your Travel with the Safest Cabins in the Sky

Jazz Airlines Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit

We are so very excited to see travel back again. More CellBlock LIBIKS mean more safe flights, and more happy passengers and crew. Welcome back to Air Canada’s regional superstar, Jazz! Augment your safety protocol and mitigate risk by carrying additional LIBIK tools onboard. The CellBlock Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit (LIBIK) is not just […]

The CellBlock LIBIK for NASA S.O.F.I.A. Mission Safety

Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][ut_video_player align=”center” video_bg=”yes” play_event=”on_load” url=”https://youtu.be/lx5Ohms05zQ”][vc_column_text]The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy [S.O.F.I.A.] is a kicked up NASA Boeing 747SP with an amazing telescope aboard. Flying in the stratosphere at near 45,000 feet, above clouds, and with no atmosphere blocking infrared light. The imagery results and gifts of data are amazing, and have aided the SOFIA team […]

Flight Deck Battery Safety

Breeze Airways Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit

Ready to board with one of America’s newest arrivals, the “World’s Nicest Airline.” Congratulations Breeze Airways, enjoy the ride! The Flight Deck Lithium-Ion Battery Incident Kit empowers your pilots in a battery fire situation with new innovations in dry fire suppression. The FD‑LIBIK is the safest solution for mitigating risks of a thermal runaway event […]

The Lithium-Ion Battery Incident Kit Crosses the Pond

Virgin Atlantic Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit

More LIBIKs flying off the shelves means more aircraft being put back into service! We’ve a long way to go, but happy to see our friends in this industry starting to recover. Thank you to the entire Virgin Atlantic team, UK’s frontrunners in battery safety! The CellBlock Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit (LIBIK) is not just another fire containment bag. […]

LIBIK Training Demonstration – Passenger Cabin Scenario

LIBIK lithium battery containment kit in action.

The following video includes a brief demonstration of how to implement the LIBIK (Lithium Ion Battery Incident Kit) in the event of an overheating device inside an inflight passenger cabin. The LIBIK allows a flight crew member (or any other trained, authorized personnel) to safely and effectively transport and contain an overheating electronic device. In […]

EASA Designates Liquid-free Zones Through Emergency Directive

Coffee in a to-go cup. Very necessary today.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency recently issued an emergency Airworthiness Directive prohibiting liquids in cockpit areas where spills might damage electronic panels in certain aircraft. The directive was drafted in response to a series of diversions necessitated by engine failure after mishandled beverages on the control panels caused dramatic malfunctions in multiple aircraft.  In […]

Powerplant Test – Extreme Textile Testing on LIBIK Materials

Testing our Fire Shield Blankets with a flame thrower.

  Companies depend on the LIBIK line of products to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires and keep the fire fighter safe. So Dylan Vandemark, VP of Product Development at CellBlock FCS, tests above industry standards to ensure the products will perform in an emergency situation. To-date CellBlock’s textiles have passed a 12-second vertical flame test, a 60-second vertical […]

Sky Regional Airlines Installs CellBlock LIBIK Kits to Combat Lithium-Ion Battery Fires

LIBIK fire suppression kits and fire retardant blanket.

As part of its ongoing mission to ensure the highest level of safety on its aircraft, Sky Regional Airlines, which operates under the Air Canada Express banner has installed CellBlock Fire Containment Systems’ LIBIK (Lithium-Ion Battery Incident Kit) as an onboard tool to mitigate the risk of lithium-ion battery fires, becoming the first schedule airline […]

Dylan Francis Vandemark to Present at RAeS Conference: “Lithium Batteries – A Rising Risk In Aviation”

Royal Aeronautical Society logo.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dylan Francis Vandemark from CellBlock FCS will present Emerging Technology in Lithium-Ion Battery Safety at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Flight Operations Group conference on February 28th. The event, Lithium Batteries – A Rising Risk In Aviation, will address the prevalence of lithium-ion battery-powered PEDs on aircraft and the consequences of this trend. Live demonstrations of […]

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