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Blended Wing-Body Aircraft Promises Quieter Skies

Blended Wing-Body Aircraft Promises Quieter Skies

Engineers develop a new airplane design that is more energy efficient and quieter.

Blended Wing-Body Aircraft Promises Quieter Skies

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 20:30

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  1. Lift -The upward force on an aircraft created by air flowing over and under the wings.
  2. Drag - The forces on an aircraft that slow its forward movement.
  3. Composite materials - Materials made from two or more materials with different chemical and physical properties that can combine in desirable ways.

 

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