Accession Number : ADA134833

Title :   Aircrew Automated Escape Systems (AAES) In-Service Usage Data Analyses. Volume 1. Papers Presented at the Annual SAFE Symposium (21st), San Antonio, Texas, 5,6,7,8 November 1983.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 79,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS ENGINEERING SUPPORT ACTIVITY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Stokes,C W , III ; Herd,G R ; Guill,F G ; Palmer,J F

PDF Url : ADA134833

Report Date : 05 Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 625

Abstract : Compilation of papers concerning ejection seat type aircrew automated escape systems (AAES) inservice usage and experience. Subjects include: Problems in using success rates to quantify escape system reliability; The effects of family ties among ejection seats; A critique of U.S. Navy ejection seat design; Test and R&M specifications; Discussions of plans for continuing to analyze escape system usage data; In-service safety aspects of ejection seat type escape systems; Quality assurance planning of escape systems testing and test data acquisition; Analysis of windblast, flail and tumble; Factors influencing frequency and severity of neck injuries sustained by ejectees; Mishap aircrew anthropometry analysis and screening techniques; Discussion of maintenance induced fatalities and injuries; Experience with side-by-side unsequenced ejection seats; Pilot study to ascertain means for enhancing knowledge concerning usage of life support systems during ejections; Injury and equipment damage patterns; The flight surgeon's report (FSR) usefullness; and Proposed field investigator's guides for investigating the emergency use of escape and life support systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ejection seats, *Escape systems, *Aviation injuries, *Symposia, Automation, Flight crews, Ejection, User needs, Anthropometry, Aviation safety, Casualties, Tumbling, Blast, Wind, Life support systems, Reliability, Quality assurance, Aircraft maintenance, Data bases, Survival(Personnel), Systems analysis, Naval aircraft, Damage

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Life Support Systems
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE