NASA Sees Better Stabilizer Designs

NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project has demonstrated the feasibility of a smaller, lighter vertical stabilizer design using active flow control. The design would reduce weight and drag, saving fuel and lowering emissions, notes Project Manager Fayette Collier. The innovative...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.