COST/BENEFIT TRADEOFFS FOR REDUCING THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF THE COMMERCIAL AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. VOLUME 1: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

The effectiveness and associated costs of operational and technical options for reduced fuel consumption by Douglas aircraft in the domestic airline fleet are assessed. Areas explored include alternative procedures for airline and flight operations, advanced and state of the art technology, modification and derivative configurations, new near-term aircraft, turboprop configuration studies, and optimum aircraft geometry. Data for each aircraft studied is presented in tables and graphs.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Douglas Aircraft Company, Incorporated

    3855 Lakewood Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA  USA  90801
  • Authors:
    • KRAUS, E F
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 289 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00166216
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-137923 Final Rpt., MDC-J7340-V-1
  • Contract Numbers: NAS2-8618
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1978 12:00AM