Passenger safety and very large transportation aircraft
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology
Article publication date: 1 October 2004
Future very large transport aircraft (VLTA) represents an exciting and important development in civil aviation. The emergency evacuation of VLTAs in the event of a survivable crash poses a challenge for aircraft manufacturers and certification authorities. The information which has been gained from previous evacuation research has been re‐evaluated for VLTA. This included consideration of the aircraft configuration, crew factors and passenger issues.
Muir, H. and Thomas, L. (2004), "Passenger safety and very large transportation aircraft", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 76 No. 5, pp. 479-486. https://doi.org/10.1108/00022660410555158
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