TITLE

Showing restraint

AUTHOR(S)
Colucci, Frank; Stover, Dawn
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Popular Science;Jan95, Vol. 246 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Inflatable Body and Head Restraint System (IBAHRS) to prevent injuries to helicopter crews. Use of inflatable nylon bags inside vertical straps of the seat harness to limit body movements in a crash; Holding of crew members upright in seats by pulling harness straps and spreading of friction over the chest; Inflation of harness bags by sodium azide gas triggered by an omnidirectional crash sensor.
ACCESSION #
9501036246

 

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