Europe Eyes Subscale Testing For Novel Aircraft

Royal NLR
Clean Sky 2’s baseline Scaled Flight Demonstrator is a 25%-scale Airbus A320.
Credit: Royal NLR
A model of the Airbus A320, built under Europe’s Clean Sky 2 civil aeronautics research program to validate the viability of using scaled flight testing to complement wind tunnels, has entered flight testing. The Scaled Flight Demonstrator (SFD) has begun initial qualification flight testing in...

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