1967-02-01

DETERMINING SST SIZE 670371

A method of determining the size of a supersonic transport that will be competitive in a future air traffic market is discussed. Traffic volume forecasts, year of introduction, type of aircraft, and flight frequency are used to select a basic configuration and size. Then engine-airframe matching analyses, landing and takeoff restraints, and the designer's judgment are balanced against direct operating costs to determine the final size.

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