The flagship demonstration under Europe’s Clean Sky civil aeronautics research program is entering the hardware stage, aiming for first flight of the Airbus A340-300-based laminar flow wing demonstrator by the end 2016. “The laminar-wing flagship will fly in 2016. It is in the hardware production phase and we have a strong commitment from Airbus to keep to schedule,” says Eric Dautriat, executive director of the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking managing the €1.6 billion ...

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