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B. Tech III Year I Semester Examinations, December-2011 AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Time: 3 hours

(AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING)

Max. Marks: 75

Answer any five questions

All questions carry equal marks

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1.a)

Focus on the physical issues affecting the demand of air travel.

b)

How does air travel demand forecasting carried out? Explain in brief.

[7+8]

2.a)

What are the various costs involved in airline industry? What do you mean by

direct and indirect operating costs? Elaborate.

b)

Explain briefly the process of route selection and development carried out in

setting up the airline industry.

[7+8]

3.

Explain in brief

a) Runway characteristics

b) Runway capacity.

[7+8]

4.

Give a brief chronology of air traffic control system evolution.

[15]

5.

Broadly explain various communication systems used in air transport system.

 

[15]

6.

How do you evaluate the success of an airline industry? Detailed explanation is

required.

[15]

7.a)

Define ‘oligopoly’. Why is the airline industry characterized as an oligopoly?

Briefly explain.

b) Define passenger load factor. Explain its role in airline industry. [8+7]

8. Write a short notes on:

a) Service volumes

b) ICAO and IATA authorities and limitations.

c) Bilateral agreements.

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B. Tech III Year I Semester Examinations, December-2011 AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Time: 3 hours

(AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING)

Max. Marks: 75

Answer any five questions

All questions carry equal marks

---

1.

What are the service factors that regulate the expansion of air transport industry?

Briefly explain.

[15]

2.a)

What are the various issues to be taken into account while setting up an airline?

b)

How did the computer reservation systems revolutionize the profits out of the

industry?

[7+8]

3.a)

What are the factors used measure the effectiveness of an aircraft?

b)

Write short notes on balancing efficiency of an aircraft.

[7+8]

4.

Write a short notes on:

a) Safety regulations.

b) Security regulations.

[15]

5.a)

How does Earth’s atmosphere intercept with the airline industry?

b)

What is the role of DGCA in civil aviation? Explain.

[7+8]

6. Focus on the structural and economic characteristics of the airline industry in

brief.

[15]

7. Explain in brief the how fleet planning is carried out and process of revenue

generation in the industry.

[15]

8. How did the airborne elements of CNS system revolutionize the safety of

operating aircraft? Elaborate.

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Code No: 09A52105

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B. Tech III Year I Semester Examinations, December-2011 AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

(AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING)

Time: 3 hours

Answer any five questions

All questions carry equal marks

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1. Write a short notes on:

Max. Marks: 75

a) Passenger Load factor

b) Unique economic characteristics of air transportation systems.

[7+8]

2. Discuss the economical and technical aspects of regulation. What is the role of

ICAO and IATA in the industry?

[15]

3. Explain briefly the various navaids used in civil aviation from scratch.

[15]

4. Give a brief about ICAO future air navigation systems (FANS) and its advantages

and disadvantages when compared to existing systems.

[15]

5. What are the factors that play a key role in evaluating airlines success? Explain

briefly.

[15]

6. Give a detailed explanation about the process of airline scheduling.

[15]

7. How are efficiency and effectiveness of an aircraft balanced by an airline?

Explain.

8. Explain

a) Wake vortices

b) Cabin dimensions

c)

Flight deck.

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B. Tech III Year I Semester Examinations, December-2011 AIR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Time: 3 hours

(AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING)

Max. Marks: 75

Answer any five questions

All questions carry equal marks

---

1.

Write a short notes on:

a) Wireless telegraphy

b) VHF radio

c) HF radio

d) ACARS.

[15]

2.

Giving examples or case studies explain how cash flow in a project plays a vital

role in grounding the aircraft.

[15]

3.

What are the major hurdles in setting up an airline and how are they subsided,

satisfying the major objectives?

[15]

4.

‘Passenger terminals are the most significant facilities on civil airports’. Explain

the factors to be considered in proving the statement.

[15]

5.

Explain in brief aerodrome air traffic control equipment and operation.

[15]

6.

What is deregulation? Was the airline industry benefited or thrown to loss after

deregulation? Comment and support your answer.

[15]

7.a)

What is the role of DGCA or DCA in a nation?

b)

Explain the process of carrying out international air service agreements.

[7+8]

8. Focus on the critical issues which constrain the growth of air transportation

industry and how are they handled?

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