man space


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man space

The space and weight factor used to determine the combat capacity of vehicles, craft, and transport aircraft, based on the requirements of one person with individual equipment. The person is assumed to weigh between 222-250 pounds and to occupy 13.5 cubic feet of space. See also boat space.
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This growing recognition is down to a combination of factors, not least of which the establishment of a dedicated Isle of Man Space Commerce Government department.