NASA is working to persuade the U.S. Air Force to co-fund a flight demonstrator for an unconventional transport aircraft configuration, possibly a hybrid wing-body design for a commercial freighter or military airlifter. “I have asked [NASA Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Jaiwon Shin] to look at ways to reach a memorandum of understanding with industry, the Defense Department and academia to look at new design concepts,” NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told the first meeting of ...


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