NASAs triangle X-Plane

NASA and Boeing’s next-generation blended-wing-body aircraft, completed on Tuesday its first successful nine-minute and climbed to an altitude of 5,500 feet, test flight at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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NASAs triangle X-Plane

The X-48C is a remotely piloted scale model with a triangular shape (wingspan of about 20 feet), that sacrifices window seats for increased capacity and higher fuel efficiency.

NASA’s ‘plane of the future’, could be the shape of fuel-efficient and less-noisy aviation.

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