Accession Number:

ADA048817

Title:

The Principles of Underwater Escape from Aircraft,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

Since the early days of aviation aircraft have landed in water either intentionally or by accident. This paper attempts to review the physical, mechanical and physiological factors involved in escape from aircraft following ditching and describes some mechanical devices which can be used to assist the aircrew to reach the surface safely. It also includes comments on the conduct of trials and the training of personnel in the techniques of underwater escape from aircraft. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE