A Model for Evaluating Fleets of Transport Aircraft

by John R. Summerfield

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A description of a Monte Carlo model used in evaluating the capability of both actual and possible transport systems to meet the airlift demands of the United States military establishment. The model includes peacetime flying activities, wartime deployments, and the transition from peace to war. It helps to make comparisons among different transport fleets and can also be used to detect bottlenecks in a particular transport system.

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