After wind-tunnel tests showed that the flutter weight penalty of a long-span, low-drag truss-braced wing (TBW) is small enough to make the configuration feasible for future energy-saving airliners, NASA and Boeing are planning additional tests to assess the design’s aerodynamic performance. Aeroelastic analysis of the TBW design was conducted under Phase 2 of Boeing Research & Technologies’ (BR&T) NASA-funded Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research (Sugar) program to ...


"Truss-Braced Wing Shows Promise In Boeing And NASA Tests" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 


Already registered? here.