Re: End of airliner evolution?

From:         ctillier@leland.Stanford.EDU (Clemens Emanuel Tillier)
Organization: Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
Date:         11 Oct 96 19:44:51 
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IMacduff <imacduff@aol.com> wrote:

>I believe that fifty years from now we will be flying airliners very
>similar to todays, with only minor enhancements.

The guys two doors down the hallway from my lab are building a model
prototype for McDD, which looks quite different from anything flying
today... except maybe the B-2 ?!?

It's a blended wing body aircraft with an expected capacity of 800+
passengers.  For now they're just building a 17-foot wingspan model to
test the flight control system.

Check out their web page at
http://aa.stanford.edu/~frl/bwb/BWBProject.html

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