Accession Number:

AD0614231

Title:

DEVELOPMENT OF A CRASHWORTHY, ARMORED, UNIVERSAL CREW SEAT FOR U. S. ARMY AIRCRAFT

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

KAMAN AIRCRAFT CORP BLOOMFIELD CT

Report Date:

1965-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

The program to develop five experimental armored crashworthy crew seats for use in Army aircraft is described. Problems of occupant restraint, crash load attenuation, armor selection, armor coverage, mechanical system and structural system are discussed. Factors affecting universal application in existing and future aircraft are outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Escape, Rescue and Survival
  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE