Passageway Door Operation(STABILIZED Sep 2013)
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) is to provide recommendations which will lead to the standardization of passageway door operation in all transport aircraft, by providing in the design, features which will result in minimum exit passage blockage and jamming.
Rationale: This Technical Report covers standardization of passageway door operation in all transport category operation, by providing features in the design which are mature and not likely to change in the foreseeable future.
DoorsEnvironmental regulations and standardsHuman factorsSafetyOccupant protectionFire fightingEvacuation and escapeFlotationTests and Testing
Also known as: SAE ARP 499
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