China Flies Blended Wing Body Verification Scale Model


The model took flight Jan. 30 from the UAV Flight Test Center in Jingbian, China. 

Credit: Northwestern Polytechnic University
SINGAPORE—China has flown a verification scale model of the BWB-330 blended wing body concept aircraft, a future civil airliner design that would carry 300-330 passengers. Designed by Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU) in collaboration with aircraft manufacturer Comac, the 1/9.83-scale model...

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