High-Efficiency Wing Moves To Next Test Stage

Credit: NASA
NASA is studying turning its largest subscale, unpowered Prandtl-D3 flying-wing demonstrator into an instrumented aerodynamic testbed by installing a fiber-optic shape-sensing (FOSS) system on one wing. The installation, if approved, would pave the way for another flight-test series later this year...

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