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    • Feasibility of New York Airways expansion to Nassau County : progress report 

      Mann Robert Wellesley (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1976], 1976)
      A short-haul helicopter service demand analysis on journey to work trips between Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York central business district was performed over several operational policy/scenario combinations. ...
    • Final approach guidance using an altimeter-aided Loran-C display system 

      Dogan, Norry ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1986], 1986)
      Introduction: The goal of this thesis is to test the flyability of a display system that uses a King Radio KEAO-346 altimeter and Micrologic ML-3000 LORAN-C receiver for final approach guidance and to model the dynamics ...
    • A flexible scheduling environment using dynamic exception handling 

      Appel Peter H. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1987], 1987)
      A generalized environment which facilities the development of various types of schedules has been developed. This environment includes an extensive user interface in which a graphics terminal and a mouse is used to display ...
    • Flight test and evaluation of Omega navigation for general aviation 

      Hwoschinsky, Peter V. ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology [Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1975], 1975)
      A seventy hour flight test program was accomplished to determine the suitability and accuracy of a low cost Omega navigation receiver in a general aviation aircraft. An analysis was made of signal availability in two widely ...
    • Flight tests of a digital data acquisition system for analysis of ultrasonic pulse-echo signals used to measure ice accretion 

      Ryan, Justin Mark; Hansman, Robert John. (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1986], 1986)
      A number of signal processing algorithms were developed for analyzing ultrasonic signals used to measure aircraft ice accretion in flight. A high speed digital signal acquisition system was designed and constructed to ...
    • Forecasting for airline network revenue management : revenue and competitive impacts 

      Zickus, Jeffrey S. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1998], 1998)
      Airline revenue management entails protecting enough seats for late-booking, high-fare passengers while still selling seats which would have otherwise gone empty at discounted fares to earlier-booking customers. In the ...
    • Freight mode choice : air transport versus ocean transport in the 1990's 

      Lewis, Dale B. (Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1994], 1994)
      Value density is often considered when considering the choice whether to ship cargo by air or by water. However, although cargo value is directly linked to the overall cost of shipment, it is the deciding factor in mode ...
    • General aviation Omega navigation in the national airspace system 

      Wischmeyer, Carl Edward (Cambridge, Mass. : Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976, 1976)
      Introduction: Omega navigation has great potential as a navigation sensor for general aviation aircraft. Advantages of Omega navigation include signal availability at all altitudes, and no need for overflying of various ...
    • A generalized model for the prediction of controller intervention rates in the en route air traffic control system 

      MacDonald, Bruce A. (Cambridge, Mass. : Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986, 1986)
      A generalized model of the domestic en route air traffic control system is constructed, which can be used to predict the rate at which controllers will need to intervene in the flow of radar-controlled traffic to prevent ...
    • Ground access to major airports in the United States : summary of present characteristics and evaluation of future requirements 

      Munds, Allan J. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      Synopsis: The ground access problem at United States airports will be discussed in general terms. Those characteristics of airport users relative to ground transportation will be analyzed to provide a clear picture of the ...
    • Ground controlled precision landing delivery in the presence of radar disturbances 

      Durocher, Cort Louis (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1977], 1977)
      Introduction: The purpose of Air Traffic Control is to ensure separation of aircraft in the most efficient manner possible. The need for efficiency is becoming more important as air traffic continues to increase at a high ...
    • Ground facilities for a VTOL intercity air transportation system 

      Allen Edward; Simpson, R. W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1970], 1970)
      Introduction: This study covers the design of ground facilities, or metroports, for a future form of short haul intercity air transportation, the VTOL Airbus system as described by previous M.I.T. Flight Transportation ...
    • Ground facilities for a VTOL intercity air transportation system 

      Allen Edward; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge M.I.T. Flight Transportation Laboratory] 1970, 1970)
    • Human-centered automation of air traffic control operations in the terminal area 

      Idris, Husni Rifat ([Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1994], 1994)
      Introduction: Air Traffic Control operations are described extensively in the ATC manuals such as the Airman's Information Manual [1] and the ATC Controller's Handbook [2]. Mathematical analysis has also been conducted for ...
    • IFA/1 : an interactive airline fleet assignment model 

      Duchesne de Lamotte, Herve (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1981], 1981)
      This thesis investigates the Airline Fleet Assignment models which have been designed during the past 10 years within MIT's Flight Transportation Laboratory. Emphasis is placed on developing an interactive computer system, ...
    • The impact of airline-airport relations on airport management decisions 

      Cohen, Dayl Arlene (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1985, 1985)
      Airlines, in the past, have had an important influence on airport operations through privileges granted them by the airport lease agreements. Airport administrators and sponsoring agencies have agreed to grant these ...
    • The impact of high inflation rates on the demand for air passenger transportation 

      Vitek, Richard Leo; Taneja, Nawal K. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1975], 1975)
      The impact of high inflation rates on the demand for domestic air passenger transportation is tested in a demand model using time-series data and linear and non-linear least squares regressions with Revenue Passenger Miles ...
    • Impact of videoconferencing on the demand for air travel 

      Mette, Matthias (Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1995, 1995)
      Videoconferencing is widely seen as the form of modern telecommunications having the largest potential to impact the growth of business air travel demand. Most existing studies focus on the substitutional effect of enhanced ...
    • Impacts of technology on the capacity needs of the U.S. national airspace system 

      Ausrotas, Raymond A.; Simpson, R. W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1991], 1991)
      Introduction: Air passenger traffic in the United States showed remarkable growth during the economic expansion of the 1980's. Each day a million and a quarter passengers board commercial flights. The boom coincided with ...
    • Incorporating sell-up in airline revenue management 

      Charania Aamer ([Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology], Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1998], 1998)
      The decision to buy a fare that is higher than the desired fare, under the situation when the desired fare is not available, is known as sell-up. Passengers' willingness to sellup can have considerable impact on airline ...