Accession Number:

ADA051153

Title:

A Study of the Desirability and Feasibility of In-Flight Escape from Army Helicopters.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY LABS FORT EUSTIS VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This report reviews the feasibility and desirability of helicopter emergency escape systems from the Armys viewpoint. Accident statistics, nap-of-the-earth flight, human reaction times, and crashworthy designs are considered, and the positions of various U.S. Army organizations are included. The escape systems reviewed include ejection and extraction seats, and passenger helicopter systems. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE