Airbus Seeks Up To 10% Fuel Burn Savings By Aircraft Flying Together

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DUBAI-Airbus believes aircraft following another one can reach up to 10% in fuel burn reduction by taking advantage of wake updraft. The manufacturer launched its 'fello'fly' project at the Dubai Airshow in a move that could pave the way for entry-into-service by the middle of the next decade. The...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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