NASA Eyes Transonic Truss Braced Wing Flight Demonstrator

NASA’s proposed TTBW flight demonstrator (background) could lead to a future ultra-efficient airliner (foreground)
Credit: NASA
NASA has begun planning for a flight demonstration of the Transonic Truss Braced Wing ultra-efficient airliner configuration. The experimental aircraft would be one of a suite of demonstration projects to mature key technologies for a next-generation subsonic commercial transport by the mid-2020s....
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