Boundary-Layer Ingestion Key To MIT/NASA D8 Hopes

Credit: NASA/George Hamich
Commercial aircraft designs that depart from today's tube-and-wing shape demand equally innovative propulsion systems if they are to stand any chance of breaking the mold and providing the benefits anticipated by their creators. With its engines flush-mounted beneath a pi-shaped tail, the...

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