CABIN SAFETY BY CRASH SURVIVAL
This paper briefly traces development of crashworthiness requirements promulgated in pertinent airworthiness standards for general aviation aircraft. Primary emphasis is focused on protection of aircraft occupants in the survivable crash environment. The evolution of government involvement in civil aviation and the FAA role in aviation safety are discussed, as well as the regulatory rulemaking process. A review of past and present crash protection requirements is presented. Pending regulatory action and future goals are mentioned.
- Prepared for SAE Meeting, 29 March-1 April 1977.
Warrendale, PA USA 15096
- Nelson, R W
- Publication Date: 1977
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 16 p.
- TRT Terms: Aircraft; Aircraft cabins; Civil aviation; Crashworthiness; General aviation; Passengers; Private aircraft; Regulations; Safety factors; Survival; Transportation safety
- Identifier Terms: U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
- Uncontrolled Terms: Passenger safety
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Law; Passenger Transportation; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00172714
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770485 Preprint
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 14 1978 12:00AM