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    • Massachusetts state airport system plan forecasts. 

      Mathaisel, Dennis F. X. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1978], )
      This report is a first step toward updating the forecasts contained in the 1973 Massachusetts State System Plan. It begins with a presentation of the forecasting techniques currently available; it surveys and appraises the ...
    • A systems analysis of short haul air transportation 

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory; Project TRANSPORT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); United States. Dept. of Commerce; United States. Northeast Corridor Transportation Project (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1965], 1965)
    • A systems analysis of short haul air transportation 

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory; Project TRANSPORT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); United States. Dept. of Commerce; United States. Northeast Corridor Transportation Project (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1965], 1965)
    • A systems analysis of short haul air transportation 

      Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory; Project TRANSPORT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); United States. Dept. of Commerce; United States. Northeast Corridor Transportation Project (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1965], 1965)
    • Computerized schedule construction for an airbus transportation system 

      Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1966], 1966)
      As part of a continuing study of the application of V/STOL aircraft to the transportation problems of the Northeast Corridor, the U.S. Department of Commerce has requested that detailed data be developed on schedules, ...
    • Maintenance cost studies of present aircraft subsystems 

      Pearlman, Chaim Herman Shalom; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1966], 1966)
      This report describes two detailed studies of actual maintenance costs for present transport aircraft. The first part describes maintenance costs for jet transport aircraft broken down into subsystem costs according to an ...
    • Analysis of VSTOL aircraft configurations for short haul air transportation systems 

      Gallant, Robert A.; Scully, M.; Lange, William Richard. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1966], 1966)
      Introduction: The potential of air transportation as a means of filling the growing need for a mass short haul transportation system was investigated in Ref. 1 where all aspects of short haul air transportation systems ...
    • Weather conditions affecting VTOL airbus operations in the Northeast Corridor 

      Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1966], 1966)
      A detailed study of hourly weather observations in the Northeast Corridor during the periods 0600-2400 for a ten year period 1944-1958 was made to study the implications of weather affecting the operations of a VSTOL Airbus ...
    • Application of the calculus of variations in determining optimum flight profiles for commercial short haul aircraft 

      Gallant, Robert Alfred ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1966, 1966)
      The method of steepest descent of the calculus of variations is used to determine the optimal flight profile of a hypothetical tilt wing aircraft travelling a distance of 50 miles. Direct operating cost, (as derived from ...
    • Out-of-kilter flow (OKF) : user's guide 

      Levin, Amos; Ford, L. R. (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1967, 1967)
      Section 1: The following few pages are from the book, "Flows in Networks" by Ford and Fulkerson, which is referenced in this report. After these few pages, the report itself commences. -- Section 2: This writeup is intended ...
    • Dynamic scheduling in airline operations 

      Akel, Ollie James ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1967, 1967)
      Introduction: Although air transportation has been characterized by rapid development in vehicle design and performance, methods of airline management in the area of vehicle scheduling and control have advanced at a much ...
    • A multi-regression analysis of airline indirect operating costs 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1968], 1968)
      A multiple regression analysis of domestic and local airline indirect costs was carried out to formulate cost estimating equations for airline indirect costs. Data from CAB and FAA sources covering the years 1962-66 was ...
    • A multi-regression analysis of airline indirect operating costs 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1968], 1968)
      A multiple regression analysis of domestic and local airline indirect costs was carried out to formulate cost estimating equations for airline indirect costs. Data from CAB and FAA sources covering the years 1962-66 was ...
    • Airline competition analysis 

      Taneja, Nawal K. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1968], 1968)
      Introduction: The purpose of this study is to investigate how airlines share the passengers, attracted to air transportation. The percentage of these passengers, that one airline will carry in any given market, where it ...
    • Summary and recommendations for the NASA/MIT Workshop on Short Haul Air Transport, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, August 1971 

      Simpson, R. W. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1968], 1968)
      Executive summary: A review is given of the material covered by the MIT/NASA Waterville Valley workshop which dealt with the institutional, socio-economic, operational, and technological problems associated with introducing ...
    • A method for determination of optimum vehicle size and frequency of service for a short haul V/STOL air transport system 

      Simpson, R. W.; Neuve Eglise, Michel J. (Cambridge, Mass. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1968], 1968)
      To compete successfully in short haul markets under 200 miles, an air transport system must offer a high daily frequency of service, N, as well as short air travel times. In a given market, N can be increased by using ...
    • A multi-regression analysis of airline indirect operating costs 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge] M.I.T. Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1968, 1968)
    • 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 ...
    • Some fleet routing and scheduling problems for air transportation systems 

      Levin, Amos ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      The purpose of this work is to formulate and develop practicable solution methods to some important fleet routing, scheduling and fleet composition problems. These problems arise in the operation of air transportation ...
    • Airline crew scheduling : a group theoretic approach 

      Thiriez, Herv (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1969, 1969)
      The problem of airline crew scheduling is studied, the different problems composing it are formulated and solution techniques are offered. Special emphasis is given to the set covering problem appearing in the rotation ...