Silent transporter

Knight, Helen
November 2004
Engineer (00137758);11/5/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7663, p10
Reports on the possible use of an ultra quiet aircraft, capable of taking off strips of land one tenth the length of conventional runways, to provide air taxi services within cities in Great Britain. Use by the aircraft of attenuation technologies; Development by Avcen of thrust management technology to direct the thrust downwards through the wings; Flight trials of the aircraft.


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