Europe Demos Passive Load-alleviating Tailored Wing

European researchers have for the first time flown an aircraft with a wing that is aeroelastically tailored for passive load alleviation. The 7-m (23-ft.)-span unmanned demonstrator flew at Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, on Nov. 19 under a project to develop technology for lighter, lower-drag airliner...

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