1948-01-01

Some Factors Influencing OPERATING COST ANALYSES OF TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT 480183

THE authors have found that of the many factors influencing ground and direct costs, these five have the greatest effect:
  1. 1.
    Payload.
  2. 2.
    Ratio of payload to number of passengers.
  3. 3.
    Number of ground stations.
  4. 4.
    Average length of passenger journey.
  5. 5.
    Administrative policy and efficiency.
The effects of these factors on a sample airline are shown in a series of graphs.

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