Accession Number : ADA199272

Title :   Proceedings of the SAFE Association Annual Symposium (20th), Held in Las Vegas, Nevada on 6-10 December 1982.

Corporate Author : SAFE ASSOCIATION NEWHALL CA

Report Date : 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 343

Abstract : Partial contents: Ballistic protective headgear for navy/marine corps rotary wing aircrew; Molecular sieve generation of oxygen for field hospitals; Extension of service life of rigid transfer lines (SMDC); Improving restraint system capabilities; Heat stress related to the operation of canadian forces aircraft - a historical review and possible solution; Development of helicopter underwater escape training for aircrew and passengers; Operational readiness and the human factors environment; In-flight rescue concept for combat helicopter crews - development and groundtests; Physiological testing of a helicopter mobile aircrewman cooling system; Down in the arctic: Equipment and training for survival; Portable vacuums for controlling asbestos hazards; Unassisted through canopy ejection experience; A servo controlled rapid response anti-g valve; The AH-64 nitrogen inerting unit; The air force chemical defense program: Integration and focus; An investigation of the fatality rates for different canopy modes of ejection; Inflight loss of consciousness; A study of post-egress procedures and techniques conducted to increase aircrew survival following emergency escape over water. Keywords: Ejection seats, Oxygen equipment, Lapbelts, Prevention, Life support systems, Parachutes, Helmets, Escape systems, Wounds and injuries, Aviation accidents, Aviation safety, Accident investigations. (AW)

Descriptors :   *ESCAPE SYSTEMS, *LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS, *SAFETY, *SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, *RESCUE EQUIPMENT, *SAFETY EQUIPMENT, ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS, AIRCRAFT, ARCTIC REGIONS, ASBESTOS, AVIATION ACCIDENTS, AVIATION SAFETY, BALLISTICS, CANADA, CANOPIES, CASUALTIES, CONSCIOUSNESS, DEATH, EJECTION, EJECTION SEATS, FIELD EQUIPMENT, FLIGHT CREWS, HAZARDS, HEADGEAR, HEAT STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), HELICOPTERS, HELMETS, HOSPITALS, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, INFLIGHT, LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE), MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), MOLECULAR SIEVES, OPERATIONAL READINESS, OXYGEN, OXYGEN EQUIPMENT, PARACHUTES, PASSENGERS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, RESCUES, RESTRAINT, SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL), SYMPOSIA, TEST AND EVALUATION, TRAINING, UNDERWATER, VACUUM, WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Life Support Systems
      Escape, Rescue and Survival
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE