Accession Number : ADA296937

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 : ADA296937

Report Date : MAY 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : This study was conducted in support of a NATO AGARD (Advisory Croup for Aerospace Research ana 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 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 :   *EMERGENCIES, *ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT, USER MANUALS, NATO, OPENING(PROCESS), AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, HELICOPTERS, SURVEYS, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), EXITS, EVACUATION, ARMY AIRCRAFT.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE