Short Airfield Assisted Landing and Take-Off for Commercial Aircraft 660337

During recent years the technology of launching and arresting aircraft aboard aircraft carriers has been applied to land based runway operations. Such application results in remarkably short runways, excellent safety considerations, and accelerations that are essentially similar to peak conditions of current commercial aircraft operations. Present military equipment for assisted take-off and landing is briefly explained and illustrated, and applications to large commercial jet transports, as well as to small commercial aircraft, are examined.


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