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    • Scheduling and routing models for airline systems 

      Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      Foreword: This report attempts to put together all of the optimal computer models concerned with scheduling and routing problems for passenger transportation systems. By placing them in one place, classifying them, and ...
    • A simulation study of dynamic scheduling of a VTOL airport feeder system 

      Taneja, Nawal K.; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      Introduction: In considering ultra short haul, high density transportation systems, it may become feasible to use short term, real time decision making in operating the system. Here the dispatch of vehicles would be based ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Concepts studies for future intracity air transportation systems 

      Joint DOT-NASA Civil Aviation Research and Development Policy Study.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory ([Cambridge, Mass.] : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept, of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1970], 1970)
      Summary: This report is concerned with describing the possible application of future air transportation systems within urban areas of the United States. The planning horizon extends to 1995 and the report focuses on the ...
    • Ground facilities for a VTOL intercity air transportation system 

      Allen Edward; Simpson, R. W. ([Cambridge M.I.T. Flight Transportation Laboratory] 1970, 1970)
    • The cost of noise reduction in helicopters 

      Faulkner, Henry B. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1971], 1971)
      The relationship between noise reduction and direct operating cost was studied for transport helicopters. A large number of helicopter preliminary designs was generated with the help of a computer program. Vehicles were ...
    • A model for forecasting future air travel demand on the North Atlantic 

      Taneja, Nawal K. (Cambridge, Mass. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1971], 1971)
      Introduction: One of the key problems in the analysis and planning of any transport properties and facilities is estimating the future volume of traffic that may be expected to use these properties and facilities. Estimates ...
    • Concept development and evaluation of airborne traffic displays 

      Imrich, Thomas (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory [1971], 1971)
      A system concept for a cockpit traffic situation display (TSD) was developed and a preliminary evaluation was undertaken to investigate the effect of a TSD on safety, efficiency, and capacity in the 3rd generation NAS/ARTS ...
    • Recommendations (Phase I) DOT/CAB/MIT air freight data study 

      Simpson, R. W.; Taneja, Nawal K. (Cambridge, Mass : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1971], 1971)
      Introduction: On January 15, 1971 the Department of Transportation and the Civil Aeronautics Board announced a joint research project in conjunction with the Department of Transportation's contractor, the Massachusetts ...
    • Proceedings of the NASA/MIT Workshop on Airline Systems Analysis, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, July 10-21, 1972 

      Vittek, Joseph F. (Cambridge, Mass : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972, 1972)
      Introduction: The recent renaming of the NASA Office of Advanced Research band Technology as the Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology emphasizes the new stress being placed on aeronautical research by the Federal ...
    • Route network improvement in air transportation schedule planning 

      Chan, Yupo (Cambridge, Mass. : The Laboratory, 1972, 1972)
      One of the routing and scheduling problems faced by an airline is to configure a route network. It seeks to answer the following two questions: First, should scheduled service be provided for a city pair market? Second, ...
    • The choice of V/STOL transportation for the Northeast Corridor 

      Swan, William M. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1972], 1972)
      Aircraft type, aircraft size, number of terminals, and degree of nonstop routing for a V/STOL transportation system in the Northeast Corridor are chosen by exploring a wide range of combinations. Helicopter and STOL aircraft ...
    • Proceedings of the NASA/MIT Workshop on Airline Systems Analysis, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, July 10-21, 1972 

      Vittek, Joseph F. (Cambridge, Mass : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972, 1972)
      Introduction: The recent renaming of the NASA Office of Advanced Research band Technology as the Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology emphasizes the new stress being placed on aeronautical research by the Federal ...
    • Some measures of aircraft performance on the airport surface 

      Swedish, William J. (Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1972], 1972)
      During the month of January, a survey was conducted at Boston and Atlanta Airports to obtain input data for an interactive computer simulation of runway and taxiway traffic being developed by Lincoln Laboratory. Data was ...
    • Blown flap noise 

      Haas Martin (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1972], 1972)
      This report is concerned with the noise generated by blown flaps of the type currently being developed for the short take off and landing aircraft. The majority of the report is an experimental study of the sound-radiation ...
    • The development of a wind tunnel facility for the study of V/STOL noise 

      Widnall, S. E.; Bauer Paul E. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1972], 1972)
      An open-jet wind tunnel operating within an anechoic chamber was developed for the purpose of the study of V/STOL noise mechanisms. An existing low-speed conventional hard-walled wind tunnel was modified to operate as an ...
    • A comparative analysis of area navigation systems for general aviation 

      Dodge, Steven Malcolm (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory, [1973], 1973)
      Within the next decade area navigation is to become the primary method of air navigation within the United States. There are numerous radio navigation systems that offer the capabilities of area navigation to general ...
    • Aircraft requirements for low/medium density markets 

      Ausrotas, Raymond A.; Dodge, Steven Malcolm.; Faulkner, Henry B.; Glendinning, I.; Hays, Anthony P.; e.a. (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 ...
    • A proposed system for aviation noise measurement and control 

      Simpson, R. W.; Hays, Anthony P. (Cambridge, Mass. : MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Flight Transportation Laboratory [1973], 1973)
      This report reviews previous work on various measures for aviation noise, and proposes a completely new system for aviation noise measurement and control compatible with real time, operational noise monitoring hardware. ...