Box Wing VTOL Concept Heads For NASA Ames Wind Tunnel

Elytron Aircraft is working with NASA to test a scaled version of its highly unconventional convertiplane concept, which is designed to takeoff and land like a helicopter but cruise at fixed wing speeds. Free flight and captive wind-tunnel tests are expected to take place early in 2017 at NASA’s...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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