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Maintenance cost studies of rotary wing commercial transport aircraft
(Cambridge, MA : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, 1974, 1974)
Introduction: The vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft market has had substantial growth in the period of the last ten years when one considers the overall number of aircraft in use. The military fleet has continued ...
Aircraft requirements for low/medium density markets
(Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973, 1973)
Introduction: In 1971, the joint Department of Transportation, National Aeronautics and Space Administrations, Civil Aviation Research and Development Policy Study (CARD) Report, identified the problems of providing air ...
Wide-body aircraft demand potential at metropolitan Washington airports
(Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, , 1976)
Introduction: At present there is concern regarding the feasibility and future impact of allowing service by wide-body aircraft into National Airport in Washington. Some of the important issues are: (i) To what extent would ...
Air freight : the problems of airport restrictions : final report on the Conference of Air Cargo Industry Considerations of Airport Curfews
(Cambridge, MA : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, , 1979)
Noise due to aircraft was considered to be a potential problem as far back as 1952, when the Doolittle Commission established by President Truman urged that a major effort be made to reduce aircraft noise. With the 'advent ...
A scheduling model for the aerial relay system
(Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory ; 1979, 1979)
Introduction: The growth of air travel in the United States during the last 40 years has been caused by a fusion of technology and economics. Aircraft design improvements, resulting-in higher speed and larger size, have ...
Air New England (1970-1974) : a case study of a commuter air carrier
(Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, , 1975)
This is a brief account of research by CAB staff. The success of Air New England from the beginning of its corporate life to the summer of 1974, when it was offered a certificate of public convenience and necessity by the ...