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Small Transport Aircraft Technology /STAT/ Propulsion StudyThe NASA Small Transport Aircraft Technology (STAT) Propulsion Study was established to identify technology requirements and define the research and development required for new commuter aircraft. Interim results of the studies defined mission and design characteristics for 30- and 50-passenger aircraft. Sensitivities were defined that relate changes in engine specific fuel consumption (SFC), weight, and cost (including maintenance) to changes in the aircraft direct operating cost (DOC), takeoff gross weight, and empty weight. A comparison of performance and economic characteristics is presented between aircraft powered by 1980 production engines and those powered by a 1990 advanced technology baseline engine.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Heldenbrand, R. W.
(AiResearch Mfg. Co. Phoenix, AZ, United States)
Baerst, C. F.
(AiResearch Mfg. Co. Phoenix, AZ, United States)
Rowse, J. H.
(AiResearch Manufacturing Company of Arizona Phoenix, Ariz., United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1980
Subject Category
Aircraft Design, Testing And Performance
Report/Patent Number
SAE PAPER 801198
Meeting Information
Meeting: Aerospace Congress and Exposition
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Start Date: October 13, 1980
End Date: October 16, 1980
Sponsors: Society of Automotive Engineers
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