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"Futuris" reaches for the sky with the wings of the future

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Aviation is facing a range of challenges, from economical to environmental. Can we tackle them by reshaping an aircraft's wings? "Futuris" flies to Italy, where engineers are testing a model of an aircraft of the future report Denis Loctier & Robert Hackwill in EuroNews.

It is a rather futuristic plane design, yet based on an aerodynamic concept first suggested back in 1924. Researchers believe that now we finally have the technologies and increasingly compelling reasons to start manufacturing passenger airplanes with wings shaped like nothing you have ever seen before. . . . Continue to read full article . . .>