1966-02-01

THE NEW ENGINE TECHNOLOGY AND THE SUBSONIC TRANSPORT 660323

During the course of the C-5A Heavy Logistics Transport Studies, a new level of engine technology emerged. The object of this paper is to demonstrate what impact engines designed to that technology level would have on the commercial subsonic transport.
Three cases have been considered: (1) installing new engines on an existing airframe, (2) increasing fuselage size and passenger capacity of an existing aircraft as well as fitting new engines, and (3) using a completely new aircraft with new engines.

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