American Airlines 1970 technical feasibility study of a Floating Interim Manhattan STOL port (FIMS) in the Hudson River adjacent to the residential community of Chelsea met with strong, well organized, effective opposition. The nature of these confrontations, the interactions of the principles, and the lessons learned as viewed by the airline are of value to any project where technological implementation is perceived by the public as a threat to their quality of life.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Air Transportation Meeting. New York, 18-20 May 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Ransone, R K
  • Publication Date: 1976-5

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155793
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Aerospace Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE Paper 760523 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM