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  • ISBN: 9780070482081
  • ISBN10: 007048208X

Optimizing Jet Transport Efficiency Performance, Operations, and Economics

by Carlos E. Padilla

  • List Price: $54.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
  • Publish date: 07/01/1996
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Description: Modeled on airline training courses, this groundbreaking book thoroughly explores the driving maxim of jet transport design and engineering--carry as much weight as possible as far as possible at the greatest profit possible. Experience performance engineer Carlos Padilla examines the key concepts and methods being used by today's TMS successful industry players to achieve this important goal.

This extensively researched volume provides you with important insights and hard-to-find information gained only through experience, including comprehensive explanations of performance issues related to jet operations. Featuring helpful lists and explanations of abbreviations and relevant terminology, this authoritative manual is also filled with example problems and solutions.

Inside, you will find concise examinations of: challenges arising from cockpit automation; development of payload-range curves; cost index and economy speeds; calculations for weight and balance; performance-related FAA restrictions; propulsion systems and thrust setting parameters.

The competitive environment of the airline industry makes this book a vital resource for professionals working in the jet transport environment.

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