Airport Master Planning: Trends in Aircraft Design Affecting the Airport (Increasing Airport Capacity An ASCE-AOC Joint Conference 1961)

by Jr. Glasson,
W.E. Rhoades,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 73-85

Document Type: Journal Paper


Problems of jet noise, runway length, width, and runway strength for subsonic transport aircraft; noise reduction by suppression at source and/or by increasing distance between source and receiver; use of highlift devices on aircraft to reduce runway length requirement; increased takeoff thrust by use of turbofan engines, new landing gear, high lift, noise suppressor, and spoiler solutions on Caravelle and Boeing 727 aircraft. (J Air Transport Div)

Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Noise pollution | Airport and airfield pavements | Aircraft and spacecraft | Joints | Thrust | Engines | Launching and landing

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