NASA X-Planes That Shaped The Way We Fly—Or CouldSep 23, 2016
Over the past 60 years, NASA has been involved in several X-plane experimental aircraft programs that have demonstrated technologies that changed the way aircraft are designed, such as supersonic flight and swept wings—as well as some that could yet change the way aircraft look, including flexible wings and electric propulsion. We take a look at NASA’s X-planes and their contributions. See more on NASA's current New Aviation Horizons initiative to build a series of ...
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