TITLE

Flight of fancy?

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/28/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7667, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the preparation for the trial of the Small Aircraft Transportation System of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Capabilities of the aircraft to be demonstrated during the test flights; Interest of aerospace companies on the project; Investigation conducted by experts on technologies and concepts that could lead to the next generation of personal air vehicles.
ACCESSION #
15950182

 

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