KLM’s Flying-V in flight


The Flying-V has been conceived by TU Delft and KLM as a highly energy-efficient long-distance airplane. Computer calculations have predicted that the aircraft’s improved aerodynamic shape and reduced weight would reduce fuel consumption by 20% compared to today’s most advanced aircraft. Here’s the first scales model undergoing flight testing

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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