Flying Whale Airship Completes Small-Scale Wind Tunnel Testing

Credit: Onera
LYON, France—Flying Whales, the French developer behind large airships for commercial freight, has completed a test campaign at an ONERA wind tunnel in Lille, France. Aerodynamic measurements on the approximately 1 m (3 ft.)-long, 1/150th-scale mockup of the LCA60T airship will be used to create a...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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