Lockheed, NASA Advanced Airlifter Tests Validate Fuel Savings

Credit: Lockheed Martin/Rick Hooker
Armed with wind-tunnel validation of the efficiency benefits of its Hybrid Wing Body (HWB) airlifter concept, Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works is looking ahead to flying a subscale model early in 2016 and to the potential for a large-scale demonstrator to fly around 2020. Lockheed is studying the...

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