European researchers are entering a busy period as work on technology demonstrators ramps up under the Clean Sky program. Under the Smart Fixed Wing Aircraft program, modification of the Airbus A340-300 laminar-flow wing demonstrator is to begin in June. The outboard wing sections will be replaced with two different natural laminar-flow wing panels. The port wing panel has an integrated composite leading edge and upper cover manufactured by Saab. The starboard panel is of ...
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