Boeing Teams With Etihad For 2020 EcoDemonstrator

diagrams of landing gear and nose leg steering mechanism
Low-noise fairings (far left) will be attached to the drag and side braces of the main landing gear. Passive low-noise flow deflectors will be added to the nose leg steering mechanism (top right) and tow fitting (lower left).
Credit: Safran Concepts
With the drive for efficient flight operations accelerating as airlines seek to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing is planning another round of its ecoDemonstrator technology program. The 2020 flight campaign will use a yet-to-be-delivered 787-10 from Etihad Airways, which signed a strategic...

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