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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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Flight control surfaces

Flight control surfaces Continue reading

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First flight of “BLADE” Laminar Flow Wing Demonstrator

First flight of “BLADE” Laminar Flow Wing Demonstrator 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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Morphing Wings soon on the market

Morphing Wings soon on the market – Presented at the 2016 National Business Aviation Association show (NBAA) the first demostretor of wing-morphing applicaion. The project is under developing by Aviation Partners Inc. (API)  and FlexSys and it could be the … Continue reading

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NASA will test folding wings to reduce the drag

Nasa is investigating whether folding the wing in flight could save more fuel. This study is called Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW), and it it will be soon tested on the ground with the  goal is to show that by folding … Continue reading

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Winglets

Wingtip devices are usually intended to improve the efficiency of fixed-wing aircraft. There are several types of wingtip devices, and although they function in different manners, the intended effect is always to reduce the aircraft’s drag by partial recovery of the tip vortex … Continue reading

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