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Ditching Bibliography

Ditching Bibliography
Richard L. Newman
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  1. J. R. Allan, "Thermal Control Problems in Military Helicopters," Aeromedical Support in Military Helicopter Operations, Lecture Series Held at Soesterberg, The Netherlands, Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany, and Oslo, Norway, June 1984, paper 7; AD-A145 809;
  2. M. Bailey and M. Bailey, "Staying Alive," New York: David McKay, 1974
  3. C. J. Brooks and K. W. Rowe, "Water Survival - 20 Years Canadian Forces Aircrew Experience," Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine Report DCIEM-82-R-1, November 1982
  4. G. M. Bruggink, "Emergency Landing and Ditching Techniques in Helicopters," US Army Board for Aviation Accident Prevention, Ft. Rucker, January 1968
  5. W. Carignan and A. Schwab, "The Professional Pilot's Nightmare," Air Line Pilot, May 1990, pp. 9-14
  6. J. Cross, "Development of Helicopter Underwater Escape Training for Aircrew and Passengers," Proceedings of the 20th Annual Symposium SAFE Association, Las Vegas, December 1982, pp. 95-101
  7. J. C. Daidola, D. A. Graham, and B. B. Blake, "Naval Architectural Considerations in the Design of a Helicopter," Journal of Hydronautics, 15, 1981, 25-29
  8. A. F. Davidson, "Investigation of Ditching Accidents," Aerospace Medicine, 36, 1965, 646-648
  9. I. Dormer, "In the Drink," Flight International, 20 May 1989, pp. 87-90
  10. B. Doyle and R. Rope, "A Study of US Air Carrier Water Accidents," July 1954 to June 1964, CAB Report, October 1964
  11. C. Dugan, "Hypothermia and Cold Water Immersion," SAFE Journal, 10 (1), Spring 1980, 17-18
  12. F. Durriez, "Prevision du Comportementa L'Amerrissage et a L'Atterrissage Force," (Prediction of Behavior in Case of Forced Landing on Land and Sea), Aircraft Operating Experience and its Impact on Safety and Survivability, AGARD CP-212, January 1977; meeting held at Sandefjord, Norway, 31 May-3 June 1976; paper 16
  13. L. J. Fisher and E. L. Hoffman, "Ditching Investigations of Dynamic Models and Effects of Design Parameters on Ditching Characteristics," NACA TR-1347, 1958
  14. L. J. Fisher, "Factors Affecting Ditching of New Transport Airplanes," in Aircraft Safety and Operating Problems, NASA-SP-270, May 1971, pp. 1-10
  15. D. Gelfan, "Blown Out to Sea," FAA Aviation News, 12, March, 1974, 7-9
  16. D. Gelfan," Island Hopping," ibid., 13, September 1974, 8-9
  17. D. Gelfan, "Island Hopping. II," ibid., November 1974, 6-7
  18. F. Ghaffari, "Analytical Method for Ditching Analysis of an Airborne Vehicle," NASA CR-4120, February 1988
  19. G. Gillespie and S. Cardwell, "SRU-36/P Helo Emergency Egress Device," in Proceedings of the 24th Annual Symposium, SAFE Association, San Antonio, 11-13 December 1986, pp. 144-146
  20. J. F. Goodwin, "DC-10 Airplane: Design Ditchability Stuctural Aspects," presented at Pacific Air Safety Search and Rescue Symposium, San Francisco, October 1968
  21. D. S. Hall, "Systems Analysis of the Installation, Mounting, and Activation of Emergency Locator Transmitters in General Aviation Aircraft," NASA-CR-160036, January 1980
  22. V. A. M. Hunt, "The Recovery of Aircraft from Under the Sea -- WALRUS," SASI Forum, Spring 1974, pp. 16-17
  23. D. A. Johnson, "Effectiveness of Video Instructions on Life Jacket Donning," Proceedings of the Human Factors Society Annual Convention, Santa Monica, October 1973
  24. D. A. Johnson, "A Survival Kit Test Program: Experimental Evaluation of Signals in a Desert Situation," Interaction Research Corp. Report, August 1977
  25. D. A. Johnson, "Ditchings - Just in Case: A Passenger's Guide to Airplane Safety and Survival," New York: Plenum, 1984, Chapter 9,
  26. D. Johnson, "Study on Transport Airplane Unplanned Water Contact," FAA Report FAA/CT-84/3, January 1985
  27. N. B. Johnson and S. H. Robertson, "Aircraft Crash Survival Design Guide. Volume V. Aircraft Post Crash Survival," USARTL-TR-79-22E, January 1980
  28. J. M. Koreltz, "Hypothermia and Cold Water Survival," Cabin Crew Safety Bulletin (Flight Safety Foundation), May-June 1982
  29. H. D. Kysor, "Aircraft in Distress," Philadelphia: Chilton, 1961, pp. 299-356
  30. B. R. Leigh, "Using the Momentum Method to Estimate Aircraft Ditching Loads," Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal, 34, 1988, 162-169
  31. C. T. Lindemann, "Improving Air Carrier Water Survival," SAFE Journal, 12 (3), Fall 1982, pp. 11-13
  32. E. E. McBride and L. J. Fisher, "Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Rear Fuselage Shape on Ditching Behavior," NACA TN-2929, 1953
  33. E. E. McBride, "Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of External Wing Fuel Tanks on Ditching Behavior of a Sweptback Wing Airplane," NACA TN-3710, 1956
  34. E. B. McFadden, "Flotation and Survival Equipment Studies," FAA-AM-78-1, January 1978
  35. P. M. McGuigan, "Survival at Sea" presented at Ditching Seminar, Honolulu, March 1969
  36. S. R. Mohler, et al., "Human Factors of Emergency Evacuation," FAA Report AM-65-7, September 1964
  37. P. H. Nesbitt, A. W. Pond, and W. H. Allen, "The Survival Book," New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1959
  38. A. Postlethwaite, "Safety over the Sea," Flight International, 21 March 1987, pp. 41-43
  39. J. Scanlon, "Problems of Helicopter Ditching," Proceedings of the ASCE Air Transport Conference, New Orleans, 30 April-3 May 1979, pp. 310-324
  40. N. Schuyler, "Look Out Below for Safe Flights Over Water," Aero, December 1986, pp. 2-6
  41. R. G. Snyder and H. L. Gibbons, "Crashworthiness in Emergency Ditching of General Aviation Aircraft," Aircraft Crashworthiness, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, October 1975, pp. 121-139
  42. R. G. Snyder, H. Gibbons, and A. Widiker, "Emergency Ditching of General Aviation Aircraft," Proceedings SAFE, September 1974
  43. R. G. Snyder, "Advanced Techniques in Crash Impact Protection and Emergency Egress from Air Transport Aircraft," AGARD-AG-221, June 1976
  44. R. G. Snyder and H. L. Gibbons, "General Aviation Emergency Ditching," Proceedings of the 18th Annual Symposium SAFE Association, San Diego, 12-16 October 1980, p. 11
  45. T. Terrell, "Safe Exit After Ditching," Flying, October 1986, p. 92
  46. W. L. Thomas, "Ditching Investigation of a 1/20-scale Model of the Space Shuttle Orbiter," NASA CR-2593, October 1975
  47. P. T. To, "Study of the Structural Integrity of the CANADAIR Challenger at Ditching," in Proceedings of the 15th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, London, 7-12 September 1986, pp.714-723
  48. B. W. Townshend, "Ditching the Airbus: A Matter of Self Preservation," SETP Technical Review, 1967, pp. 13-21
  49. F. R. Tormes and F. E. Guedry, "Disorientation Phenomena in Naval Helicopter Pilots," NAMRL-1205, July 1974
  50. J. J. Tyburski and W. A. Mawhinney, "H-46 Helicopter Emergency Flotation System (HEFS)," in Proceedings of the 24th Annual Symposium, SAFE Association, San Antonio, 11-13 December 1986, pp. 147-152
  51. A. E. Urquhart, "Design, Construction and Operation of the Helicopter Underwater Escape Trainer," presented at Offshore Europe 83, Conference of Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, Aberdeen, 6-9 September 1983
  52. W. E. Williams, "Water Survival," Professional Pilot, October 1981, pp. 42-46
  53. L. P. Yip, "Wind-Tunnel Investigation of a Full-Scale Canard-Configured General Aviation Airplane," NASA TP-2382, March 1985
  54. "Ditching - Handbook for Pilots" - 1985, Frederick, MD: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, 1984, pp.78-80
  55. "Aircraft Emergency Procedures over Water," USCG CG-306, November 1968; also USAF AFM-64-6; Army FM-20-151; Navy OPNAV INST 3730.4A
  56. "Report Recommends Review of Altitude Procedures, Equipment," Aviation Week, November 11, 1985, p. 209; ibid., November 4, 1985, p. 83; ibid., October 21, 1985, p. 171; Report on the crash of a British Airways S-61N on July 16, 1983
  57. Aircraft Accident Report: Douglas DC-7C, N285, Northwest Airlines, Inc., Ditching in Sitka Sound, October 22, 1962, CAB File No. 1-0030
  58. Aircraft Accident Report: Flying Tiger Line, Inc., Lockheed 1040H, Ditching in the North Atlantic Ocean, September 23, 1962, CAB Docket No. 367
  59. "Inflatable Personal Flotation Device Study," USCG CG-M-5-81, 1981
  60. "Hypothermia and Cold Water Survival," US Coast Guard AUX-202, 1976
  61. "Survival Equipment for Use in Overwater Operations," FAA Advisory Circular AC-120-47, June 1987
  62. "Wheels Over Water," FAA Aviation News, 10, August 1974, 8-9
  63. "Gear-Down Ditchings at Sea are Survivable," ibid., July-August 1980, pp. 6-7
  64. Liferafts (Twin Tube), FAA Technical Standard Order TSO-C12c, September 1980
  65. Life Preservers, FAA TSO-C13e, April 1986
  66. Emergency Evacuation Slides, Ramps, and Slide/Raft Combinations, FAA TSO-C69a, June 1983
  67. Liferafts (Reversible and Nonreversible), FAA TSO-C70a, April 1984
  68. Individual Flotation Devices, FAA TSO-C72c, February 1987
  69. "AIB Calls for Ditching Demonstration," Flight International, 31 May 1986, p. 14
  70. "Islander Ditching Prompts Public Inquiry," ibid., 21 March 1987, p. 14
  71. "Ditchings, Aeronautical Dictionary, Washington: NASA, 1959
  72. Specification: Airline Life Rafts, NAS-800, 1968
  73. Aircraft Accident Report: Overseas National Airways, Inc., Douglas DC-9, N-935F, Operating as Antilliaanse Luchtvaart Maatschaapif Flight 980, Near St. Croix, VI, May 2, 1970, NTSB-AAR-71-8, March 1971
  74. Aircraft Accident Report: National Airlines, Inc., Boeing 727-235, N-474NA, Escambia Bay, Pensacola, FL, May 8, 1978, NTSB-AAR-78-13, November 1978
  75. Aircraft Accident Report: Antilles Air Boats, Inc., Grumman G-21A, N-7777V, St. Thomas, VI, September 2, 1978, NTSB-AAR-79-9, June 1979
  76. Aircraft Accident Report: Swift Aire Lines, Inc., Nord 262, N-418SA, Marina del Rey, CA, March 10, 1979, NTSB-AAR-79-13, August 1979
  77. Special Study: Passenger Survival in Turbojet Ditchings (A Critical Case Review), NTSB-AAS-72-2, April 1972
  78. "Special Study: Emergency Landing Techniques in Small Fixed-Wing Aircraft," NTSB-AAS-72-3, April 1972
  79. "Air Carrier over Water Emergency Equipment and Procedures," NTSB-SS-85-02, June 1985
  80. Britten-Norman BN2: Ditching Near St. Thomas, VI, 12 December 1975, NTSB Preliminary Accident Resume Report
  81. Aviation Accident Factual Report: Cessna 206, N-1803Q, Near Piney Point, Maryland, May 24, 1985, NTSB Aviation Factual Report, File Number BF085LA031, July 31, 1985; Aircraft Accident Report: Accident to Cessna U-206F, N-1803Q, Potomac River, Near Patuxent River NAS, Maryland, 24 May 1985, Crew Systems TR-85-19, September 1985
  82. Naval Aviation Water Survival Training Program: Helo/Prop Refresher, US Navy NAWSTP Course Notes R-3/R-2, n. d.
  83. Naval Aviation Water Survival Training Program: Jet Refresher, US Navy NAWSTP Course Notes R-1, n. d.
  84. "Engine Lost Power During Aerobatics over the Sea," Pilot, August 1987, p. 54
  85. Proceedings of the 18TH Annual Symposium - SAFE Association, San Diego, October 12-16, 1980
  86. Cessna F172H, G-AVHI, Report on the Accident in the Sea 44 Nautical Miles East of Wick, Scotland on 11 December 1962, Department of Trade and Industry, 29 May 1964
  87. PIPER PA-23-235, G-ASKW, Report on the Accident in the Sea 18 Nautical Miles Southeast of South Weld, Suffolk on 25 February 1971, Department of Trade and Industry, 17 December 1971
  88. Aircraft Accident Report: Bristow Helicopters, Wessex 60, G-ATSC, Accident in the North Sea, on 8 March 1976, Department of Trade Report 11/76, June 1976
  89. Proceedings of the North Atlantic Search and Rescue Operations Seminar, 1965, Held at United States Mission to the United Nations, New York, 12-14 May 1965

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