Future airliners could have even lighter composite structures if new lessons on structural health data are applied. Current aircraft like the Boeing 787 or Airbus A350 are ‘structurally overdesigned’ and their successors could lose weight without compromising...
The KLM-backed Flying-V test model has done a fairly positive first flight but will need further modifications to improve its handling characteristics. That has become apparent from the first test flight done with the model aircraft, the test team of Delft Technical...
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines generated a lot of attention on social media when it unveiled the futuristic Flying-V airliner concept last June at the IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul. It repeated this feat last week when it had a flyable scale model demonstrator...
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