F. A. Cleveland, "Size Effects in Conventional Aircraft Design," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 7, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 1970, pp. 483-512. 33rd Wright Brothers Lecture. A very good paper, including discussion of the square-cube law.
Albert L. Braslow and William J. Alford, "Overview, Advanced Subsonic Transport Technology," Astronautics and Aeronautics, Aug. 1972, 26-55. Includes articles on supercritical aerodynamics, advanced propulsion, composites, and active controls.
Frederick P. Povinelli, John M. Klineberg, and James J. Kramer, "Improving Aircraft Efficiency," Astronautics and Aeronautics, February 1976, pp. 18-31.
Richard S. Shevell, "Technological Development of Transport Aircraft-Past and Future," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 17, No. 2, Feb. 1980, pp.67-80.
Holt Ashley, "On Making Things the Best-Aeronautical Uses of Optimization," AIAA Paper No. 81-1738, August 1981. Wright Brothers Lecture.
John M. Swihart, "Cost effective transportation and high technology," Aeronautical Journal, Aug./Sept. 1986, pp. 249-261.
R.W. Taylor, "Twin-Engine Transports: A Look at the Future," AIAA 90-3215, Sept. 1990. A discussion of ETOPS.
S.B. Wilson, III, "A NASA Study of the Impact of Technology on Future Carrier Based Tactical Aircraft - An Overview," AIAA Paper 92-4211, August 1992.
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