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U. S. ARMY YHU-1D BELL IROQUOIS HELICOPTER MOCKUP EVALUATION, FORT WORTH, TEXAS, 7 JULY 1960, 19-20 JANUARY 1961
AVIATION SAFETY ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH PHOENIX AZ
Two crash injury evaluations of the mockup of the YHU1D were conducted by AvCIR at the request of the U. S. Army Transportation Research Command TRECOM. The first evaluation was conducted on 7 July 1960, at which time many of the design details had not been completed. A subsequent evaluation was made on 19-20 January 1961. The purpose of the evaluations was to 1 Evaluate overall crash safety of the basic aircraft structure 2 Determine the existence, if any, of features which could lead to unnecessary exposure of crew members and passengers to serious or fatal injury in the event of an accident involving crash conditions of a survivable nature 3 Make recommendations for remedial action in the areas where deficiencies exist in order to improve the overall crash safety aspects of the aircraft and 4 Point out desirable crash safety features revealed through inspection of the mockup, engineering drawings, and detailed specifications.
Final rept. of Crash Injury Evaluation
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