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2010-11-22 09:22:00

Airplanes do not look much like birds -- unless you were to imagine a really weird bird or a very strange plane -- but should they?

2009-03-03 10:20:10

A model the National Aeronautics and Space Administration built to research futuristic aircraft designs is moving to the U.S.

2009-03-02 13:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A flying model NASA built to research futuristic aircraft designs will spend its future in the United States' premier air and space museum.

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2005-11-12 09:12:13

For almost a hundred years most planes have looked like a tube with wings, but that may change thanks to NASA research. Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., are testing a design for a flying wing, called a blended wing body or BWB, which would be more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly than today's aircraft.

2005-09-09 10:26:50

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - A new generation of barely- audible, fuel-efficient passenger aircraft described as "flying wings" with "virtual windows" could arrive in two decades, engineers from Britain's Cambridge University said on Friday.

2005-09-09 10:25:00

A new generation of barely- audible, fuel-efficient passenger aircraft described as "flying wings" with "virtual windows" could arrive in two decades, engineers from Britain's Cambridge University said on Friday.


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