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The next forty years in aviationA prediction of the status of various types of aviation activities which may be expected in twenty years is presented. The basic assumptions are that the population of the nation will continue to grow at more than 7 percent and that the need for air transportation of passengers and cargo will increase accordingly. Various predictions are also made for the developments in vertical takeoff aircraft, short haul airline operations, general aviation, and military aircraft. Areas of improvement are indicated for air navigation, air traffic control, night vision, quiet aircraft, and the use of hydrogen as a fuel.
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Conference Paper
Hawkins, W. M. (Lockheed Aircraft Corp. Sunnyvale, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1975
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Publication: NASA. Langley Res. Center NASA(Univ. Conf. on Aeron.
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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