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Boeing Bwb?  
User currently offlineTRI727JET From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 2 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1264 times:

What exactly is The Boeing BWB? I had downloaded it yesturday in Flightsim.com for FS2000 but i had never seen an aircraft mad by Boeing like that. Does anyone have an
Idea what it is?

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User currently offlineRuscoe From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1567 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1250 times:

If you goto the Boeing Paris Airshow page, you will find a reference to it in the Phantom Works. Also on the NASA web page somewhere.

The interesting thing is that Boeing is still actively working on this concept for a mega jetliner of the future.

Scale models have also been built and flown by NASA/Boeing.

It could provide a fuel saving of 25% over the A380 but will require special materials to build it, and apparently NASA/Boeing aren't there yet.



User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13208 posts, RR: 77
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1240 times:

If it's a viable concept, maybe you'll see it, but probably not before 2015.
Airbus are working on similar concepts too.


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