Proposals for the Introduction of Pressure Suits into the Royal Airforce and The Physiology of Pressure Suits

Made:
1955-1956
part of archive:
Collection of papers relating to the Research and Development of a Full Pressure Suit
maker:
Air Ministry
,
Roxburgh, H. L. (Wing Commander)
,
Whittingham, D.G.V. (Squadron Leader)
and
Ernsting, John

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.

Details

Identifier:
YA2007.25/1/1/4/1
Subject:
Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautics, Airline Industry
Access:
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