Accession Number : ADA296737

Title :   U. S. Army Rotary-Wing Emergency Egress Study.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s) : Swingle, Timothy R.

PDF Url : ADA296737

Report Date : MAY 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : This study was conducted in support of a NATO AGARD (Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development) effort to survey emergency egress mechanisms for all helicopters. This particular study deals with U.S. Army helicopters. The study consists of photographs and diagrams of each exit system, and a brief synopsis of the emergency egress procedure including: location and description of the operating mechanism, location of and ease of viewing the operating instructions, force required to operate, direction of opening, size of aperture and restrictions to evacuation, overall ease of operation and access for crews, and extent of instructions in the operators manual.

Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS, *EVACUATION, USER MANUALS, EMERGENCIES, OPENING(PROCESS), FLIGHT CREWS, SURVEYS, AVIATION SAFETY, EXITS, ARMY AIRCRAFT.

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival
      Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE