GROUND FACILITIES FOR A VTOL INTERCITY AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

This study covers the design of ground facilities, or metroports, for a future form of short haul intercity air transportation, the VTOL Airbus system. The metroports are conceived as relatively compact installations placed in city center areas and at major roadway junctions throughout the surrounding suburban region.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02139
  • Authors:
    • Allen, Eoin
    • SIMPSON, R
  • Publication Date: 1970-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00073832
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: FLIGHT TRANSPORTATION LABORATORY, MIT DEPT. OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FTL R69-2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 5 1974 12:00AM