Many of 16.886's lectures were delivered by guests from MIT and elsewhere. Handouts and reference material have been listed under 'Supporting Files'. This table includes the course's lecture (LE) sessions only; a fully-integrated calendar including the laboratory sessions is also available.
|SES #||TOPICS||LECTURERS||SUPPORTING FILES|
|LE1||Course Introduction |
Introduction of Formation Flight Project (PDF)
|Prof. Earll Murman |
|Blake, William and Dieter Multhopp, "Design, Performance and Modeling Considerations for Close Formation Flight." AIAA-98-4343. |
Wakayama, Sean, Richard Gilmore, and Derrell Brown. "Design Trades for a Large Blended-Wing-Body Freighter." The Boeing Company Huntington Beach, CA.
Barkowski, Ron. "Future Concepts for Air Cargo Delivery." AIAA/ICAS International Air and Space Symposium and Exposition: The Next 100 Year. Dayton, Ohio: 14-17 July 2003, FedEx Express. Memphis, Tennessee.
Jiang, H., L. Ren and R.J. Hansman, "Market and Infrastructure Analysis of Future Air Cargo Demand in China." AIAA 3rd Annual Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum, 2003. AIAA-2003-6770.
|LE2||NASA / Boeing / UCLA Autonomous Formation Flight Program Overview and Findings (PDF 1 of 2 - 3.4 MB) (PDF 2 of 2 - 2.1 MB) (Courtesy of Greg Larson. Used with permission.)||Greg Larson |
Boeing Phantom Works
|LE3||Technical Considerations for Autonomous Formation Flying Systems (PDF)||Prof. John Hansman |
|LE4||MATECON - Method for Rapid Architecture Selection and Conceptual Design (PDF 1 of 2 - 2.4 MB) (PDF 2 of 2 - 2.5 MB) (Courtesy of Hugh McManus. Used with permission.)||Dr. Hugh McManus |
|McManus, Hugh. "Space Systems, Policy, and Architecture Research Consortium (SSPARC): 'SSPARC' Book Material." November 4, 2003.|
|LE5||Systems Study of Global Range Airpower||Dr. Jon Protz |
Missile Defense Agency
|LE6||Economics of Commercial Cargo Operations (PDF)||Prof. John-Paul Clarke |
|Air Transport Association, Inc. ATA Annual Report, 2002. |
Kadar, Mark and John Larew. "Securing the Future of Air Cargo." Mercer on Travel and Transport.
|LE7||Military and Commercial Cargo Mission Needs (PDF) (Courtesy of Blaine Rawdon. Used with permission.)||Blaine Rawdon |
Boeing Phantom Works (PDF)
|LE8||Market for Cargo Operations (PDF 1 of 3 - 2.8 MB) (PDF 2 of 3 - 4.6 MB) (PDF 3 of 3 - 1.3 MB) (Courtesy of Al Haggerty. Used with permission.)||Al Haggerty |
MIT & Boeing (Retired)
|LE9||Architecting and Designing Air Transportation Systems (PDF)||Prof. John-Paul Clarke |
|LE10||System Level Design Issues||Prof. Ilan Kroo |
|LE11||Airplane Design Issues||Prof. Robert Liebeck |
Boeing Phantom Works & MIT
|LE12||Human Factors for Formation Flying (PDF) (Courtesy of Missy Cummings. Used with permission.)||Prof. Missy Cummings |
|NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Movie Collection: Automated Aerial Refueling (AAR), Autonomous Formation Flight (AAF)|
|LE13||Autonomous Control||Prof. Nicholas Roy |
|LE14||Avionics (PDF 1 of 2- 1.3 MB) (PDF 2 of 2 - 2.2 MB )||Prof. John Hansman |
|LE15||Guidance, Navigation and Control||Prof. John Deyst |
|LE16||Managing Risk||Prof. Ray Leopold |
MIT and Motorola (Retired) (PDF)
|LE17||Certification Issues||Dr. Kathy Abbott |
|LE18||Air Traffic Control||Prof. John Hansman |
|LE19||System Software and Safety||Prof. Nancy Leveson |
|LE20||Closing the Business Case (PDF)||Prof. John-Paul Clarke |
|LE21||System Realization Issues||Prof. Earll Murman |