Saab Ships Laminar Wing Section Saab has shipped a port wing section for Europe’s flagship laminar-flow demonstrator to Aernnova in Spain for assembly in a key step toward flight tests of the highly modified Airbus A340-300 in September 2017. The first prototype A340 will be fitted with new natural-laminar-flow outer panels, replacing the existing wing outboard of the engines. The research project is evaluating two different structural designs to see whether drag-reducing ...

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