When the 757 first flew more than 33 years ago, no one at Boeing could have guessed that in 2015 one of these venerable twinjets would be helping pioneer 21st- century “green” technology for future airliners. Yet on March 17, a heavily modified 757 became the company’s newest ecoDemonstrator technology testbed to fly, and the third in the series since the environmental performance initiative was first unveiled in 2010. Configured with an actively blown vertical tail and ...


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