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13_apr_682_ocw - 16.682 The Aerospace Industry April 13...

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Unformatted text preview: 16.682 The Aerospace Industry April 13 Class Special Guests: Heidi Wood Myles Walton Col. John Keesee Plan for the Class 3:05-3:10 Announcements and Introductions Write one question about Market Focus on 3X5 card 3:10-3:35 Cargo Aircraft Growth & Lean Thinking 3:35-3:55 Market Focus - Heidi Wood 3:55-4:05 Break 4:05-4:50 Av Week Article Discussions The US Government should give higher priority to R&D investment in Zero Point Energy than scramjet propulsion. NASA should use commercial space transportation exclusively 4:50-4:55 Muddy cards 4:55 Adjourn Air cargo growth correlates with GDP growth World GDP expected to average 3.2% growth per year World air cargo traffic expected to grow at 6.4% per year Source: Dan Morales, Commercial Cargo Needs, Market, Metrics, 16.886 presentation, Feb 25, 2004 However, most major market forecasters predict that world GDP will make a strong recovery, which will then of course be the impetus for strong recovery in the air cargo market. The predictions for the next twenty years are for world GDP to grow on average 3.2% per year and for world air cargo traffic to grow on average 6.4% per year....
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