Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide. Volume I. Design Criteria and Checklists. Revision
Final rept. Sep 1977-Aug 1980
ARMY RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY LABS FORT EUSTIS VA APPLIED TECHNOLOGY LAB
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This five-volume document has been assembled to assist design engineers in understanding the problems associated with the development of crashworthy U. S. Army aircraft. Contained herein are not only a collection of available information and data pertinent to aircraft crashworthiness but suggested design conditions and criteria as well. The five volumes of the Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide cover the following topics Volume I - Design Criteria and Checklists Volume II - Aircraft Crash Environment and Human Tolerance Volume III - Aircraft Structural Crashworthiness Volume IV - Aircraft Seats, Restraints, Litters, and Padding and Volume V - Aircraft Postcrash Survival. This volume contains concise criteria drawn from Volume II - V, supplement by checklists intended to assist designers in implementation of the criteria.