Accession Number:

AD0657330

Title:

ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS OF ESTABLISHING AN ALL-WEATHER V/STOL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

141.0

Abstract:

The need and potential of an aircraft having vertical andor short take off and landing capability VSTOL is considered. The technical and economic feasibility of establishing an all weather VSTOL transportation system is explored. Traffic forecasts for the VSTOL for the years 1968 through 1980 are postulated. The enroute, terminal, and approach and landing navigation system requirements for the VSTOL are analyzed. Anticipated operating costs and revenue, based on an analysis of the New York-Boston air shuttle route, are presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • VSTOL

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE