NASA tests new shape changing aircraft flap for the first time

Washington DC (SPX) Nov 12, 2014

NASA’s green aviation project is one step closer to developing technology that could make future airliners quieter and more fuel-efficient with the successful flight test of a wing surface that can change shape in flight.

This past summer researchers replaced an airplane’s conventional aluminum flaps with advanced, shape-changing assemblies that form seamless bendable and twistable surface —> Read More Here


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