BAE UAV Demos Blown-Air Flight Control A subscale unmanned aircraft that uses blown-air wing circulation control and fluidic thrust vectoring instead of moving aerodynamic surfaces for flight control has been flown in the UK by BAE Systems and the University of Manchester. The Magma air vehicle flew for the first time in September at Llanbedr, Wales, but details were not made public by BAE until Dec. 13. The flying-wing aircraft, which has been 15 years in the making, builds upon on ...

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