Accession Number:

ADA158079

Title:

Light Helicopter Family Trade-Off Analysis. Volume 10. Appendices V, W, X, and Z

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND FORT MONROE VA

Report Date:

1985-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

215.0

Abstract:

This volume of the Light Helicopter Family LHX Trade-Off Analysis TOA report gives the details of four substudies done within the TOA. These substudy areas were Safety, Cost, Commonality, and Downwash. The findings conclusions reached by the Safety Analysis included 1 The LHX should be planned for two crewmembers 2 The LHX should be designed with two engines 3 These important safety design features should be included in the LHX a twin engines with an OEI flight capability b Effective antitorque control under all mission flight environments c No tail rotor or a high degree of protection for the tail rotor d Visionics system for use during reduced visibility conditions e Wire strike protection system WSPS f Backup or redundant flight control system g Wheeled landing gear h Rigid or redundant flight control system i Maintenance and flight data recorders j Performance planning computer k Automated systems to reduce pilot workload 4 The following crashworthiness items are important and should be features of the LHX a Crashworthy fuel systems b High mass item retention c High- energy absorption gear fixed or automatic extension and fuselage d Crew seat and restraint system e Troop seat and restraint system f Noninjurious cockpit environment g Emergency locator transmitter ELT.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE