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X-48 blended-wing body aircraft: third variant ready for more tests (VIDEO)

Washington, USA - "Logically, we'd like to go to a larger demonstrator"

The X-48 programme, developed by Boeing in partnership with NASA, is a project which aims to create the first low-emissions subsonic transport/commercial aircraft in a blended-wing body configuration. A blended-wing body aircraft is an airplane which features a fully wing-integrated fuselage, often known as a "Flying wing", such as the American B-2 Spirit strategic bomber aircraft. Until now, Boeing...

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