Accession Number:

ADA218434

Title:

Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide. Volume 1. Design Criteria and Checklists

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1986-Aug 1989

Corporate Author:

SIMULA INC PHOENIX AZ

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

217.0

Abstract:

This five-volume publication has been compiled to assist design engineers in understanding the design considerations associated with the development of crash-resistant U.S. Army aircraft. A collection of available information and data pertinent to aircraft crash resistance is presented, along with suggested design conditions and criteria. The five volumes of the Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide cover the following topics Volume I - Design Criteria and Checklists Volume II - Aircraft Design Crash Impact Conditions and Human Tolerance Volume III - Aircraft Structural Crash Resistance Volume IV - Aircraft Seats, Restraints, Litters and CockpitCabin Delethalization and Volume V - Aircraft Postcrash Survival. This volume Volume I contains concise criteria drawn from Volumes II through V, supplemented by checklists intended to assist designers in implementing the criteria. Keywords Anthropometry Protective padding Postcrash fire Structural crash resistance Restraint systems Emergency escape Fuel systems Test dummies.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE