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Accession Number ADA582626
Title Drawing The Red Line: Cost Benefit Analysis on Large Life Rafts.
Publication Date Jun 2013
Media Count 176p
Personal Author J. R. Anderson
Abstract Often times, onboard safety equipment is overlooked when considering weight-reduction strategies because these items are perceived to be essential for saving lives or reducing casualties in the event of an emergency. However, some legacy items may no longer be necessary or even practical because circumstances have changed; thereby diminishing their usefulness. Therefore, reevaluating past decisions regarding safety equipment could uncover opportunities for cuts. The focus of this paper is to analyze the need for large life rafts on the C-5, C-17, C-130, KC-10 and KC-135.
Keywords Airline industry
C-130 aircraft
C-17 aircraft
C-5 aircraft
Cost benefit analysis
Cost reduction
Decision making
Inadvertent water landings
Kc- 10 aircraft
Kc-135 aircraft
Large life rafts
Life rafts
Military aircraft

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 51C - Aircraft
96 - Business & Economics
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
Corporate Author Air Force Inst. of Tech., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. Graduate School of Engineering and Management.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Graduate research paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1401
Contract Number N/A

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