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This paper discusses a programme of work being carried out jointly by the British Aircraft Corporation and Hawker Siddeley Aviation, into the design of flight decks for future civil transport aircraft. The programme is aimed at exploring all aspects of flight deck design, in sufficient depth to...
Tilt rotor aircraft will add new dimensions to corporate and charter air transportation beginning in the 1980s or 1990s. The tilt rotor combines the VTOL capability of the helicopter with the speed, range, and fuel economy of the turboprop aircraft. The civil use of he helicopter has expanded...
Although some earlier expectations of widespread use of glass reinforced resin for stressed skin parts of aircraft were not fulfilled quality control difficulty with a hand laid up material, glass and other fibre reinforced plastics, GRP, plays an increasing role in the manufacture of light as...
COMED is an acronym derived from Combined Map and Electronic Display. Topographical information recorded in fullcolour on 35 mm film can be displayed on the screen of COMED. Graphical information generated electronically can also be projected on the COMED screen. This includes scan converted...
New designs and materials for lighter and more economic aircraft. The focus of VFWFokker's technological programmes includes the application of new designs and new materials to aircraft structures.
Fears and confusion about technology are posing a threat to America's innovative spirit and the freedom from which it stems.
An examination of the ways of measuring the fuel efficiency of business jets, with emphasis on real world aerodynamics
The level of safety achieved in scheduled airline services in 1977 improved significantly over 1976, and was close to the record high safety level of 1975, according to preliminary information received from ICAO Contracting States.
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