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Hybrid-wing aircraft progress

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Also known as the Blended Wing-Body (BWB) aircraft. One of several new shapes that could revolutionize commercial & civil aircraft over the next 20 years.

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/509916/hybrid-wing-uses-half-the-fuel-of-a-standard-airplane/

[Quote]Aerospace engineers have long known that ditching a conventional tubular fuselage in favor of a manta-ray-like

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looks like a stingray.. lol

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Very cool. :)

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This is Lockheed Martin's Box-Wing, which also uses the ultra-high bypass jet engines and has similar fuel savings.

[img]http://orbitalvector.com/Aircraft/Box%20Wing%20Jets/Lockheed%20Martin%20Box%20Wing.jpg[/img]

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