The future aircraft are predicted to set new standards in civil aviation for the next couple of decades. Aviation community is trying to make future aircraft more environmentally friendly, making fewer harmful emissions, being quieter and cheaper. For instance, futuristic plane The Eagle. Here are some latest prototypes of future aircraft:1. Box Wing Jet.
This future aircraft is scheduled to release in 2025. Lockheed Martin aerospace company is developing a Box Wing concept, which will bring a huge decrease in fuel consumption. In contrast to Airbus concept, Lockheed Martin is planning to have only a minor change in aircraft structures. Because of lightweight materials used and specific features of the wings the relation of carrying power to front resistance is 16% higher. It will allow these planes to fly on a long distance and consume less fuel.2. Supersonic Green Machine.
This future aircraft is scheduled to release in 2030. The proposed Supersonic Green Machine offers increased efficiency with variable-cycle engines, allowing to switch conventional turbofan mode during landing and takeoff. Combustors which are built into the engine are predicted to decrease nitrogen oxygen pollution by 75%. Finally, engineers managed to solve one of the most noticeable problems of Concorde - its noise. Underwing engine placement and the ‘’V’’ tail of this plane will allow completely fully tackle with sonic booms which led to a ban of Concorde.
3. Airbus Bionic Aircraft.
The Airbus Company engineers are developing a concept which can surely compete with the bravest fantasies of science fiction. The futuristic plane, which will be issued not earlier than 2050, is highly depends on a number of technical achievements. Airbus engineers are sure that this concept will allow to take look at the design and functionality of commercial aircraft from a completely different angle. The futuristic Airbus concept is following a ‘’bionic’’ plane structure. This structure will be based on the properties of a skeleton of the bird!
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