RECENT TRENDS IN AIRPORT DESIGN - TREND IN RUNWAY CHARACTERISTICS /IN FRENCH/

BECAUSE OF THE CHANGE FROM PROPELLER TO JET AIRCRAFT, AND THE INCREASE IN SIZE OF INDIVIDUAL AIRCRAFT, RUNWAYS HAD TO BE MODIFIED: THEY HAD TO BE EXTENDED AND STRENGTHENED, AND STRICTER CHARACTERISTICS AS REGARDS PROFILES WERE REQUIRED. THE WIDTH OF THE RUNWAYS REMAINED THE SAME UNTIL THE INTRODUCTION OF JUMBO JETS. /TRRL/

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    Editeur Dunod

    26 Boulevard de l'Hopital
    Paris 5e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Meunier, G
    • Slama, R
  • Publication Date: 1971-1

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 33-39
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205651
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1973 12:00AM