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NASA Awards Boeing With Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Contract

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Boeing will partner in the development and flight test of a full-scale Transonic Truss-Braced Wing demonstrator aircraft, which could revolutionize the commercial aviation industry through a much more fuel-efficient design of narrowbody airliners. ( More...

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bentwing60 4
HHuuummm, seems they might be addressing the ailments of the ultra flexible wing. And really boils down to drag, the antithesis of efficiency.
bentwing60 2
And back to the 172!


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