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uhsguy  ·  747 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Flying V first successful flight

It’s just a dream. The airplane is too big for commercial aviation and it’s configured in such a way that it can’t be certified. On top of that the v will generate a shit ton of load at the airplane center that will be difficult to deal with. Blended wing body designs are old but nobody really uses them except military because of all the other trade offs. They might be viable for cargo but for whatever reason the manufacturers don’t want to design a cargo only plane (likely because there are only a few players in cargo and they already buy existing planes so why compete against yourself)