Airbus is working to inspire the last in-flight innovation to do so using a "bird of prey" conceptual design.
The company premiered the UK design in the Royal International Air Tattoo Air Show last week: "A hybrid-electric, turbo-propelled aircraft for regional air transportation," according to a press release. His wings and tail structure are designed to imitate the prey of birds because of the "effective mechanics of birds."
The concept is just that – a concept. The "prey bird" is meant to give insight into how a regional aircraft could look in the future. It has components such as "blended wing-to-fuselage joint" meant to contrive the arch of an eagle or falcon.
"Our Bird Bird is designed to be an inspiration for young people and to create a factor that will help them consider an exciting career at the critical-critical aerospace sector." "Airbus manager Martin Aston said. In an explanation. "One of the industry's main needs is how to make airtight more sustainable – making flying cleaner, greener and quieter than ever before. We know from our work on the A350 XWB passenger jet that biomimicry, nature has some The best lessons we can learn about planning, which can't help but be inspired by such creation? "
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Airbus unveiled the "Bird of Prey" plan at Royal International Air Tattoo