China Flies Subscale Blended Wing Body Airliner Concept


The BWB-300 has a deep, cambered lifting fuselage.

Credit: Northwestern Polytechnical University
China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University has flown a subscale model of a 300-330-seat blended wing body (BWB) airliner concept, the BWB-300, designed in collaboration with commercial aircraft manufacturer Comac. The 10.3%-scale model was flown autonomously from the UAV flight-test center at...
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