Accession Number : ADA139814

Title :   Performance Evaluation of the Hi-Speed Ejection Limb Protection System (HELPS).

Descriptive Note : Phase rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIRCRAFT AND CREW SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Miller,K

PDF Url : ADA139814

Report Date : 30 Jan 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : The HELPS performance evaluation consisted of a series of tests to evaluate deployment, cinch-up and restraint effectiveness. Test facilities used to evaluate HELPS included the NADC Ejection Tower, the Dayton T. Brown Windblast Facility and an F-14 Aircraft which was made available at the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River. The following pages describe the results of these evaluations. (author)

Descriptors :   *Protective equipment, *Straps, *Arms(Anatomy), *Shoulders(Anatomy), *Ejection, *Test and evaluation, Restraint, Wind, High velocity, Deployment, Cockpits, Seats, Belts, Failure, Structural analysis, Performance tests

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE