BS EN 966:2012+A1:2012 - Helmets for airborne sports

BS EN 966:2012+A1:2012

Helmets for airborne sports

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : February 2012



This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for protective helmets used in paragliding, hang gliding and flying with ultra-light aeroplanes. Helmets for airborne sports are indicated in this European Standard as follows: - category HPG: Helmets for paragliding and hang gliding; - category UL: Helmets for flying with ultra-light aeroplanes. Requirements and the corresponding methods of test, where appropriate, are given for the following: - construction including chin strap, fastening devices, field of vision, head mobility and eye protection; - penetration resistance; - shock-absorbing properties; - retention system properties; - marking and information for users. NOTE The requirements cover both categories. Special requirements are contained in the relevant clauses. This European Standard does not apply to other kinds of head protection used in airborne sports.

Standard NumberBS EN 966:2012+A1:2012
TitleHelmets for airborne sports
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date29 February 2012
Confirm Date22 November 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 960:2006, ISO 6487
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 4892-1, ISO 4892-3, 89/686/EEC, ISO 4892-2, EN ISO 4892-2, EN ISO 4892-3, EN ISO 4892-1
ReplacesBS EN 966:1996
International RelationshipsEN 966:2012+A1:2012
Amended ByAmendment, January 2013
DescriptorsStraps, Test equipment, Design, Field of vision, Restraint systems (protective), Outdoor sports equipment, Mechanical testing, Performance, Specimen preparation, Marking, Penetration tests, Helmets (protective), Protective clothing, Air safety, Drop tests, Sports equipment, Testing conditions, Instructions for use, Ageing tests, Impact testing
Title in FrenchCasques de sports aériens
Title in GermanLuftsporthelme
ISBN978 0 580 80321 5
File Size1.023 MB

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