Back-to-back articles (AW&ST April 16, pp. 25-26) outlined drag-reduction programs for the Lockheed Martin C-130 fleet and the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, respectively. While drag-reduction packages need to be tailored to specific airframes, the approach and general techniques are applicable across many airframe families. The Defense Department should have a single program office to manage all these programs to ensure there is a maximum crossover of lessons learned, testing protocols and ...

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