Approach for service life extension of explosive devices for aircraft escape systems by Laurence J. Bement

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  • Airplanes -- Design and construction.,
  • Service life (Engineering)

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StatementLaurence J. Bement and Morry L. Schimmel.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 86323.
ContributionsSchimmel, Morry L., Langley Research Center.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL14662219M

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devices, and explosive detonating cord systems used in aircraft/helicopter emergency escape systems, fire extinguisher systems, and equipment/stores jettison and separation systems.

The term PAD shall be synonymous with and collectively represent FSC rocket catapults and rocket motors used in aircraft escape systems. Abstract. Service life extension of explosive devices used in aircraft escape systems can achieve considerable savings.

An overall approach is needed to challenge the logic of explosive component service extension from design to removal from service for : M. Schimmel and L. Bement. remove and refit an aircraft ejection seat in an aeronautical engineering environment.

The unit, together with Unit Aircraft Explosive Devices and Regulations and Unit Operation and Maintenance of Aircraft Weapons Electrical Systems, provides all of the underpinning knowledge necessary to.

1 Know the rules and regulations associated with explosives and explosive devices Explosives: roles – passive (search and rescue flares and signals, aircraft assisted escape systems (AAES) equipment), aggressive (bombs, missiles, rockets); types – primary (detonators, initiators), secondary.

Washington Office UOO Independence A,enuc. SW w shingto11, D.C. File Code: Date: APR 1 3 1 The service life of a piece of military equipment is defined as the total amount of use that the equipment can expend before its capability is degraded to the point where it must be replaced or undergo a major depot-level, procurement-funded service life extension.

Service life is a product of the engineering-based. ated devices, and explosive detonating cords used in aircraft/helicopter emergency escape sys-tems, fire extinguisher systems, and equip-ment/ stores jettison and separation systems.

The term PAD shall be synonymous with and collectively represent FSC rocket cata-pults and rocket motors used in aircraft escape systems.


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(a) Explosive substances; (b) Explosive articles, except devices containing explosive substances in such quantity or of such a character that their inadvertent or accidental ignition shall not cause any effect external to the device either by projection, fire, smoke, heat or loud noise; and.

Example problems with solutions are provided in each technical area, as are descriptions and analysis of a wide variety of explosive devices. The book concludes with a thorough and comprehensive description of regulatory requirements for the classification, transportation, and storage of explosives, and an extensive guide to explosives safety Reviews: Department of Transportation Explosive Hazard Classifications The Department of Transportation (DOT) has established explosive hazard classifications for ammunition and explosives in shipment.

DOT defines explosives as any chemical compound, mixture, or device whose primary or common purpose is to function by explosion. 1. Aviation security. The aviation security programmes are based on three principles: (i) Every reasonable effort should be made to deny the terrorist access to civil aviation facilities.(ii) In the event that the terrorist penetrate the first line of defence, they should encounter a system of explosives–weapons detection devices and procedures that will prevent further penetration into.

Explosive threats are constantly evolving as adversaries develop new materials and delivery methods. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is at the forefront of explosive detection and mitigation research and development, creating new approaches to help protect American citizens and infrastructure.

S&T’s programs also provide a collaborative structure. Get familiar with the Cabin Safety Subject Index Rev Welcome 1 Date: Rev. by Donald Wecklein, ASI-CS, PHX The Cabin Safety Subject Index (CSSI) is a reference guide to Federal Regulations, FAA Orders. Crew Escape Systems Janu Contract NAS USA Basic Contract NAS Crew Escape Systems Prepared by Original signature obtained J.

Lynn Coldiron, Book Manager USA/Crew Escape Approved by Original signature obtained Adam Flagan, Escape Technical Lead Nomex extension and snap hooks.

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Part 66/ compliant Module 13; Aircraft Structures and Systems for B2 avionics maintenance certification. Module 13 is the core curricula for EASA B2. All previous modules may be considered the background information needed to understand the operation and maintenance requirements of the actual components and systems discussed here.

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The program, supported by subject matter experts from S&T's Transportation Security Laboratory, also identifies and evaluates countermeasures that can be used to mitigate the potential blast-effects of an explosive device onboard commercial aircraft. Explosive Detection Systems cannot be the sole means used to counter the threat posed to commercial aviation by small, concealed, highly energetic explosive devices.

Within the larger frame of reference, this threat can be responded to by a wide range of activities involving deterrence, aircraft hardening, and detecting and removing concealed.

This standard establishes criteria for design, manufacture, and performance certification of explosive systems and explosive devices commonly used on launch, upper stage, and space vehicle systems. The requirements contained in this specification are intended to serve as a universal set of tools for use by explosive system manufacturers and.

Operation of data buses in aircraft systems including knowledge of ARINC, Ethernet and other specifications. Logic Circuits Identification of common logic gate symbols, tables, and equivalent circuits as used in aircraft systems; schematic diagrams, and. explosive.

2 Hardening, however, adds weight and cost, may require an appreciable time to implement, and may be difficult to accomplish for commuter-sized aircraft. Deterrence, aircraft hardening, and explosive detection are complementary.

Deterrence reduces the number of attempts to penetrate the security system, while a good detection capability acts as a deterrent. – Western counterpart to Semtex plastic explosive – Requires a blasting cap for detonation Ingredients: – Detonation of nuclear devices – Booster charge can be used as burster to split open ammunition charge in his attempt to blow up an aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean and in the Bali resort bombings.

PETN Detonation Cord. Military explosives usually have a shelf life (if store properly) of years or decades. They are also usually pretty insensitive to climatic changes.

In training back in the late s we have used gramm TNT blocks with the swastika mark and a. the explosive properties of any particular substance. For exam-ple, it is not proper to define an explosive as a substance, or a mixture of substances, which is capable of undergoing a sudden transformation with the production of heat and gas.

The pro-duction of. Locate defects in aircraft explosive escape systems. Performance criteria System serviceability is determined. Range inspect, assess, test. Defects are reported and documented. Outcome 3 Rectify defects in aircraft explosive escape systems.

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The majority of modern explosive materials no longer contain high percentages of explosive oils which may exude as the products age causing them to become more sensitive and/or less stable. Additionally, other newer explosive materials contain inhibitors and/or stabilizers that lengthen the shelf life.

An improvised explosive device (IED) is a bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action. It may be constructed of conventional military explosives, such as an artillery shell, attached to a detonating mechanism.

IEDs are commonly used as roadside bombs. IEDs are generally seen in heavy terrorist actions or in asymmetric unconventional warfare by insurgent. SEC. REPORTS ON SERVICE-LIFE EXTENSION OF F/A AIRCRAFT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.

(a) Cost-benefit Analysis of Service Life Extension of F/A Aircraft — Before the Secretary of the Navy may enter into a program to extend the service life of F/A aircraft beyond 8, hours, the Secretary shall Abstract: The mid-air bombing of a Somali passenger jet in February was a wake-up call for security agencies and those working in the field of explosive detection.

It was also a reminder that terrorist groups from Yemen to Syria to East Africa continue to explore innovative ways to get bombs onto passenger jets by trying to beat detection systems or recruit insiders. Aircraft accident investigation, Escape systems, Evacuation, Mortality rate, Aircraft fires, Aircraft cabins, Age, Sex, Aircraft doors, Transport aircraft Created Date 11/4/ PM.


The following list of systems and average useful life years is the opinion of the author based on regular preventive maintenance properly performed at prescribed frequencies. Many factors can affect the average useful life and like any average, individual systems and. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA.

Explosives Safety Contains interactive tools, templates, documents, explosives safety, siting criteria and techniques, and other helpful information to better improve. WARNING Exercise extreme caution when gaining entry into the aircraft due to the emergency escape slide systems attached to each door and, depending on the aircraft, to over-wing exits as well.

If opened from the outside, the escape slide may deploy and can seriously injure or kill unsuspecting emergency personnel. 12–38 A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it.

Such a device is typically detonated automatically by way of pressure when a target steps on it or drives over it, although other detonation mechanisms are also sometimes used.

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