Re: Q: Joined wings

From:         "Niels M. Sampath" <>
Organization: i b4 e xcept after c
Date:         24 Jun 96 12:24:54 
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In article <airliners.1996.920@ohare.Chicago.COM>
  "Darren Rhodes" writes:

> Personally I think multi-body aircraft offer a significant cost
> advantage over conventional designs, but they don't reduce the span,
> which is the main concern for the NLA.

Just a question from left-field but:  why not a return to bi-planes
(albiet swept wings etc.)?