Airbus unveils prototype model which could change face of industry

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has revealed a prototype which could lead to more efficient and environmentally-friendly craft of the future.The group, which employs more than 6,000 staff at its wing-making plant in Broughton, near Chester, unveiled MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its 'blended wing body' scale model technological demonstrator, today at the Singapore Air Show.At two metres long and 3.2 metres wide, with a surface area of about 2.25m², MAVERIC features a di... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...