Proposals for the Introduction of Pressure Suits into the Royal Airforce and The Physiology of Pressure Suits
- part of archive:
- Collection of papers relating to the Research and Development of a Full Pressure Suit
Includes two reports marked Confidential Flying Personnel Research Committee for the attention of Mr. W. Oldham.
The first is a proposal to introduce pressure suits into the RAF written by Wing Commander H.L. Roxburgh and Squadron Leader D. G. V. Whittingham including specific details of recommended equipment. The second is a paper by Roxburgh and Squadron Leader J. Ernsting on the physical effects of pressurisation suits including some illustrative graphs and black and white photographs.
Also includes a loose printed sheet of the Air Staff Policy for Full Pressure Suits.
- Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautics, Airline Industry
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