THE FUTURE OF AVIATION. A COMPILATION OF PAPERS (A SUPPLEMENT) PREPARED BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION AND TRANSPORTATION R&D OF THE COMMITTEE ON SICENCE AND TECHNOLOGY U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NINETY-FOURTH CONGRESS

Predecessor reports on civil aviation research and development (R&D) are discussed, and the hearings and contributed papers are summarized. Papers are presented on the economic, institutional and policy issues relating to the current and future outlook for aviation, the substitution of telecommunications for air travel, the need for a national transportation policy and R&D financing, policy and other aspects. The government role in R&D (criteria for involvement, support of basic research, the need to reduce barriers, and new forms of government participation), and future needs and opportunities relating to aeronautics, technology, federal spending, specific projects, and trained manpower are discussed. The status of foreign competition and technology transfer are also discussed. The effect of the military on the aviation industry (historical perspective, needs and general trend) is covered.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Government Printing Office

    Superintendent of Documents
    Washington, DC  USA  20402-9325
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

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  • Pagination: 101 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173854
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Serial PP, Vol 2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM