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AlbatrossOne Airbus, Revolutionising Aircraft Wing Design

Airbus has commenced testing of a scale model demonstrator intended to explore the benefits of hinged wing-tips to alleviate gust loads and consequently reduce aircraft structural weight. While locking hinged wing-tips – such as those on the new Boeing 777X … Continue reading

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NASA and MIT are studying a flexible wing

NASA and MIT are studying a flexible wing Continue reading

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Nasa studies morphing materials for Wing design

5 nov 2016 – Early studies of aerodynamics showed that the shape of a wing has enormous effects on flight – but there isn’t just one “best” wing shape. That definition will change for different aircraft, for different flights of … Continue reading

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