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AVIONEWS at the “Farnborough International Air Show 2008” (12): bigger BWB “X-plane” planned
Farnborough, United Kingdom - On the tracks of the X-48B
Boeing and the US Air Force have begun talks over development of a larger, piloted, blended-wing body (BWB) demonstrator that would follow on from the current subscale X-48B Unmanned BWB now flying at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Company officials say the single-pilot vehicle will have a pressurized cockpit and be multi-engined. Final configuration will depend on definitive research objectives...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency