28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-6.3.4
OPTIMIZING DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS FROM AIRCRAFT MARKET ECONOMICS
MEE LLC, USA
Keywords: optimization, profit maximization, value responses
Aircraft designers often agonize over the most useful set of attributes to include in new aircraft models. Determining the value of each of the attributes and extrapolating that information to potential sales figures approaches the haphazard. New methods, described in this paper, remove much of the guesswork in this process.
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