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A mix of a helicopter and a passenger aircraft – DLR studies the aircraft of the future
Taking off from the centre of one town and landing in another without passing through large airports – with tiltrotor aircraft, this is no longer just a dream. This combination of helicopter and airplane can help in handling the continually increasing traffic to airports. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) Braunschweig is working on such an aircraft as part of the EU’s Novel Innovative Competitive Effective Tilt Rotor Integrated Project, NICETRIP.
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Last update: 07/07/2010 16:00:00