Accession Number:

ADA162256

Title:

Optimum Aircraft Rescue Tool

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 1982-Mar 1985

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS RESEARCH LABS INC DAYTON OH

Report Date:

1983-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

This report details the design, development, testing, and evaluation pertaining to two versions of an Optimum Aircraft Rescue Tool. The rescue tool is a lightweight device required to replace several manually operated tools used by rescue personnel when forced entrance into an aircraft is necessary. Two versions of the rescue tool are incorporated into this report a 4000-pound force spreader jaw unit equipped with a router, and an 8000-pound force spreader jaw lighter-weight tool. The primary functions of the rescue tool are piercing displacing, and shearing action on airframe materials.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Safety Engineering
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE