The MAAT project overcomes structural and physical limits of airplanes in cruiser/feeder operation. It aims to investigate an airship cruiser-feeder global transport system for medium and long range transport.
12 partners from the fields of aeronautic research and logistics participate in the project which is termed for three years and is funded by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU. The project started 1st September 2011 was accomplished in February 2015.
The MAAT Project aims to study the system and its components in a full structured systemic approach and to define:
The MAAT system is composed by three modules.
The strengths of the MAAT concept are: