Debt-Laden Industry Struggles To Pursue Greener Next-Gen Aircraft

Delft Technical University’s Flying V concept
Delft Technical University’s Flying V concept is for an aircraft the size of an Airbus A350 that uses 20% less fuel.
Credit: NASA
More than ever in recent history, the commercial aerospace industry faces a dilemma. To ensure its future, it must achieve a transformational improvement in environmental performance, and it must start that expensive work now. Yet the industry’s perilous financial state, caused by the novel...
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