Boeing's 7E7 has taken the spotlight when it comes to the company's new designs, but the aerospace giant's military arm is betting its large-aircraft future on the ultra long-range blended-wing body (BWB). Unlike the 7E7, the BWB concept isn't new. Engineers have been working on the unorthodox design for several years, but the effort could be in for a significant boost. Boeing is nearing an agreement with the U.S. Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a ...


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