Accession Number : AD0696963

Title :   DYNAMIC TEST CRITERIA FOR AIRCRAFT SEATS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s) : Voyls,Donald W.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 119

Abstract : The purposes of the project reported herein were (1) to establish background for dynamic test criteria for the type certification of aircraft seats and restraint devices, (2) to determine test methods which demonstrate compliance with the dynamic criteria, (3) to express the present static test load requirements for aircraft seats and restraint devices specified in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) in terms of the dynamic criteria, and (4) to relate the static test load requirements to an actual crash environment utilizing the dynamic criteria. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVIATION ACCIDENTS, COMMERCIAL PLANES), (*AIRCRAFT SEATS, *TEST METHODS), STANDARDS, AVIATION SAFETY, TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, SAFETY BELTS, DESIGN, ACCEPTABILITY, DROP TESTS, ACCELERATION, RESPONSE, LOADS(FORCES), EXPERIMENTAL DATA, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Civilian Aircraft
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE