Accession Number : ADA285571


Title :   Automated Airdrop Information Retrieval System-Human Fact ors Database (AAIRS-HFD) (Users Manual)


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 1993-Feb 1994


Corporate Author : GEO-CENTERS INC NEWTON CENTRE MA


Personal Author(s) : Poole, Paula M ; Kronberg, Marcie S ; Meyers, Debra


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a285571.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1994


Pagination or Media Count : 115


Abstract : The Automated Airdrop Information Retrieval System-Human Factors Database (AAIRS-HFD) is a computerized system for the management of literature regarding human factors issues as related to airdrop systems/components. Two major categories define the focus and content of the database: (1) Human Factors Issues major topics include: Airdrop Delivery Method; Jump Mission Characteristics; Airdrop Tasks & Procedures; Hazards & Emergencies; Aerospace Biomechanical Factors; Aerospace Physiological/Medical Factors; Psychological Factors; Personnel Attributes; Load/Cargo Attributes; and Other Airdrop Human Factors Issues and (2) Airdrop Systems/Components major topics include: Static Line Personnel Parachute Assembly; Military Free Fall Personnel Parachute Assembly; Tandem Personnel Parachute System; Individual Equipment & Weapons Containers; Container Release Assemblies; Individual Protective/Life Support Equipment; Cargo/Resupply Parachute Assembly; Free Fall Cargo/Resupply Parachute Assemblies; Cargo/Resupply Container Systems; Cargo/Resupply Platform Systems; Tools & Equipment for Rigging; Tools & Equipment for Derigging; Aircraft Components; Training Devices; and Other Airdrop Systems/Components. System capabilities include: text and keyword searches; on-screen viewing; printed reports; maintenance of source and keyword databases; and automated backups. This report contains detailed information regarding the operation of AAIRS-HFD's search modules including instructions for installing the system, conducting keyword and text searches, viewing results on-screen and generating printed output.


Descriptors :   *AIR DROP OPERATIONS , *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , *WOUNDS AND INJURIES , CARGO , DATA BASES , PARACHUTE JUMPING , PARACHUTISTS , PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY , TEST AND EVALUATION


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE