deltadude8
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The New Boeing Airplane

Tue Feb 13, 2001 9:11 am

Article courtsey of the Kansas City Star
By: Peter Pae L.A Times
Boeing takes new direction!
Long Beach Calif.- In a nondescript office park 25 Boeing engineers are quitly working on a new Boeing design. One that will that would defy convention and transform the way people fly.
Boeing is developing a plane that looks a lot like a large flying stingray. The blended wing-body aircraft would carry as many as 800 passengers in double deck compartments blended into a wing. There is no fuselage or tail with dorsal and vertical fins. This plane has the basis of the B-2 bomber.
"It looks different but isn't that different than the B-2" said Robert H. Lieberk, a Boeing senior fellow.
Because the engine, wing, and body are fused together to form a single lifting surface, the aircraft can fly more efficiently and carry more passengers than a typical tube and wing plane.


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RE: The New Boeing Airplane

Tue Feb 13, 2001 9:14 am

See all 80 other posts on this topic for more information too.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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RE: The New Boeing Airplane

Tue Feb 13, 2001 9:15 am

where are you from in atlanta by the way? I am from stone mountain and went to Greater Atlanta Christian School.
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