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Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB-111 aircraft

Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB-111 aircraft

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, National Technical Information Service, distributor] in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crash injuries.,
  • Crashworthiness.,
  • Crews.,
  • F-111 aircraft.,
  • Impact tests.,
  • Seats.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. Joseph Shane.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3918., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-3918.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17684753M

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    Aerodynamics of Flight Chapter 3. Figure Vector components of lift, drag, and weight (gravity). a Lift Thrust Vertical Weight Flightpath a a Horizontal Drag Aircraft angle Forces of Flight There are four forces that act upon an aircraft during straight-and-level flight. They are lift, gravity, thrust, and drag. Lift counters gravity.   Bill Norton is a retired U.S. Air Force officer presently employed by JT3 at the Air Force Flight Test Center. He has been active in flight-test engineering and aircraft development since He has held numerous positions as a discipline engineer, lead 5/5(3).


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Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB aircraft: volume II, data from seat testing. [S Joseph Shane; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.].

Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB aircraft. [Washington, D.C.]: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch ; [Springfield, Va.]: [National Technical Information Service.

Get this from a library. Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB aircraft. / Volume I, Final report. [S Joseph Shane; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.].

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. After successful dynamic testing of the seat, more testing is conducted with the seats mounted in an F crew module.

Both swing tests and vertical drop tests are conducted. The vertical drop tests are used to obtain comparative data between the energy absorbing and operational : S. Shane. After successful dynamic testing of the seat, more testing was conducted with the seats mounted in an F crew module.

Both swing tests and vertical drop tests were conducted. The vertical drop tests were used to obtain comparative data between the energy-absorbing and operational seats. Shane, J.S., "Design and Testing of an Energy-Absorbing Crewseat for the F/FB Aircraft," NASA CR, August Cited by: 6.

Keywords: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, Aircraft Design, Zero Emission Vehicle, Flight Tests. Abstract. The paper presents the work done by the authors regarding design, realization and flight test of an hydrogen fuel cell general aviation aircraft.

The aircraft is developed under the European FP6 program “ENFICA-FC” coordinated by Prof. Giulio. The FBA was planned to replace the B and to have the mission flexibility the B lacked.

The swing wing design was the key to meeting an Air Force requirement for a medium-range bomber capable of high- and low-altitude supersonic flight. The unacceptably high injury rate during the escape sequence (including the ejection and ground impact) of the crew module for F/FB aircraft is reviewed.

Design and Testing of an Energy-Absorbing Crewseat for the F/FB Aircraft Volume IIImData From Seat Testing S. Joseph Shane Simula Inc. Phoenix, Arizona Prepared for Langley Research Center under Contract NAS N/ A National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scientificand Technical InformationBranch File Size: 3MB.

A lightweight energy-absorbing keel beam concept was developed and retrofitted in a general aviation-type aircraft and helicopter to improve crashworthiness performance.

The primary objective of this study is to develop a new composite keel beam to be used as main crush element in the aircraft sub-floor. Conceptual designCited by: Design and Testing of an Energy-Absorbing Crewseat for the F/FB Aircraft Volume II--Data From Seat Testing S.

Joseph Shane Simula Inc. Phoenix, Arizona Prepared for Langley Research Center under Contract NAS N/LSA National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scientific and Technical InformationBranch Full text of "DTIC ADA Aircraft Crash Survival Design 4.

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An energy absorbing test seat was designed using much of the existing seat hardware. An extensive dynamic seat test series, designed to duplicate various crew module ground impact conditions, was conducted at a sled test facility.

Comparative tests with operational F crewseats Author: S. Shane. In other research related work, a new composite energy absorbing system for aircraft and helicopter has been developed by the author and other co-researcher [1].

Hence, this work is also an. To better assess the interaction between the ejection seat and the occupant, an ejection seat model, EASY5/ACESII, was coupled with an occupant model, ATE. Additionally, the aerodynamics capabilities in both the seat and occupant models were consolidated.

Design and testing of an energy-absorbing crewseat for the F/FB aircraft (NASA contractor report) by S. Joseph Shane | Jan 1, Unknown Binding.An energy-absorbing test seat was designed using much of the existing seat hardware. An extensive dynamic seat test series, designed to duplicate various crew module ground impact conditions, was.The FAA route to certification adopted by civil aircraft manufacturers is based on the well-known test pyramid for aircraft structures, as set out for composite aircraft in [6].

Hachenberg [7] discusses the corresponding design procedures, which foresee five levels of tests from material characterisation test specimens in Level 1 up to full.