JUMBO JET AIRCRAFT AND THE IMPACT THEY WILL HAVE ON TRANSPORTATION

DESIGN FEATURES OF THE LOCKHEED C-5A AND THE BOEING 747 ARE PRESENTED GRAPHICALLY AND DISCUSSED. AIRCRAFT OF THIS SIZE WHEN IN OPERATION WILL ADD TO THE GIGANTIC TRAFFIC JAMS AT THE AIRPORT, ON THE RUNWAYS, IN THE SKY, AND ON CONNECTING DOWNTOWN HIGHWAYS. SOME OF THE MAMMOTH TRANSPORTATION NEEDS ARE DISCUSSED: (1) A STANDARDIZED GROUP OF INTERMODAL CONTAINERS, (2) A STANDARDIZED INTERMODAL PALLET OR PALLETS, (3) A STANDARDIZED MODERN INTERMODAL MATERIALS HANDLING SYSTEM, (4) ADDITIONAL MODERN AIR TERMINALS, (5) DOUBLE-DECK AND/OR TRIPLE-DECK PARKING LOTS, (6) HIGHSPEED COMMUTER TRAFFIC SYSTEMS, (7) HIGH-SPEED ADVANCED DESIGN HIGHWAY SYSTEMS, (8) SAFETY SYSTEMS FOR AIRPLANES AND HIGHWAY TRAFFIC, AND (9) COMPUTERIZATION AND AUTOMATION FOR PASSPORT, TICKET, AND BAGGAGE CHECKS.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 1-17
  • Monograph Title: International transportation topics
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00241100
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 234
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1994 12:00AM