COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF USAF STANDARD A/P22S-2 AND IMPROVED A/P22S-2A HIGH ALTITUDE, FULL PRESSURE FLYING OUTFITS. SUPPLEMENT 1. A/P22S-2A (MOD 1)
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING GROUP WRIGHT- PATTERSON AFB OH
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The AP22S-2A Mod 1 outfit is compared with the AP22S-2 outfit. The components and factors compared include Weight, leak rate and pressure relief, reach capability, work space, ventilation efficiency, and back pressure. The comments of the persons wearing the outfit were also considered. Results indicate that the AP22S-2A Mod 1 shows some improvement over the AP22S-2 however further improvements are required to make the outfit more operationally acceptable. Specific recommendations are made as to those areas that need improvements.
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