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VIDEO: NASA Tests Folding Aircraft Wings During Flight

It may not sound ideal for aircraft wings to start moving mid-flight, but NASA is testing the benefits that outer wing position can provide aerodynamically. This innovative technology of folding the outer portion of wings in flight is part of the Spanwise Adaptive Wing project, or SAW. Flight tests using a subscale prototype UAV Prototype Technology-Evaluation Research …

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VIDEO: Plane Skids Off Runway And Almost Plunges Into Sea — Everyone Survives

There’s nothing like a rough landing on the runway to bring a flight to an end in nail-biting fashion. Passengers aboard a Pegasus Airlines plane know that all too well after their plane skidded off the runway of a Turkish airport and nearly plunged into the Black Sea. Fortunately, no passengers or crew were injured. Video of the …

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