CAPS. General Guide. Intended to be deployed in event of a life threatening emergency I.e., would you jump from the plane with a parachute? Will most likely destroy the aircraft, may cause serious injury or death to occupants. Hazards: Ignition of rocket device
Clasp both hands around the T-handle and pull straight down with a steady force. Up to 45 lbs of force may be required.
Do not jerk the handle, as it will greatly increase the force required to activate CAPS.
Cross arms across chest and grasp shoulder harness. Hold upper torso erect against seat back.