Lockheed Looks To HondaJet On Engine Placement

Credit: Lockheed Martin
Mention over-the-wing engines, and aeroskeptics are quick to remind you of the commercial failure of Germany's VFW 614 small airliner of the 1970s. But as designers look ahead to future fuel-efficient ultra-high-bypass (UHB) turbofans, over-wing engine configurations are again being considered. Its...

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