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NASA Clean-Air Program Wraps Up With X-48C Test Flight
2013-04-13 07:29:34

Tuesday’s flight of NASA’s remotely-piloted X-48C aircraft successfully concluded an eight month research campaign designed to demonstrate technological concepts for cleaner, quieter commercial air travel.

100 Test Flights Completed By The X-48 Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft
2012-11-08 14:00:53

The Boeing X-48 Blended Wing Body subscale research aircraft made its 100th flight in late October at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

NASA: New Ideas Sharpen Focus For Greener Aircraft
2012-01-30 09:44:41

Leaner, greener flying machines for the year 2025 are on the drawing boards of three industry teams under contract to the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate's Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project.

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2010-04-07 06:25:47

A team led by NASA and The Boeing Company has completed the first phase of flight tests on the subscale X-48B blended wing body aircraft at the agency's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.

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2009-09-18 10:24:12

A historic wind tunnel at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., has been pressed into service one last time to help test the prototype of a new, more fuel-efficient, quieter aircraft design.


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