Professor R. John Hansman

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

 

Air Transportation, The Next 100 Years, Challenges and Opportunities

 

 

Abstract

 

This seminar will discuss future of Air Transportation as we move into the second century of powered flight.  The current status and recent trends in the Airline industry will be used as a basis to identify key issues for the future.  A number of emerging technologies and systems will be discussed including new aircraft, new operating technologies, new operating paradigms and new airport systems will be discussed.