Accession Number : AD0601688


Title :   SUPERSONIC TRANSPORT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM


Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION AGENCY WASHINGTON DC


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/601688.pdf


Report Date : 19 Jun 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 67


Abstract : This report describes the program for the development of a commercial supersonic transport aircraft as approved by the President. Topics include supersonic transport and the national interest, foreign competition, market potential for the supersonic transport, design considerations for a United States supersonic transport, factors influencing design speed, sonic boom, supersonic transport operating economics, development program, production program, escalation of development and production costs, other technical considerations, management organization.


Descriptors :   *COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT , *SUPERSONIC TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT , COMMERCE , ECONOMICS , STEEL , TITANIUM , PERSONNEL , AIR TRANSPORTATION , MONEY , SONIC BOOM , PAYLOAD , VELOCITY , ALUMINUM


Subject Categories : Civilian Aircraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE