Air Force awards $235M to JetZero to build blended-wing body prototype

By Apurva Minchekar / August 17, 2023 at 9:02 AM
The Air Force has awarded a $235 million contract to JetZero to build the next phase of a blended-wing body prototype aircraft by 2027, according to an announcement yesterday . JetZero’s new blended-wing body aircraft will be a streamlined design, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said yesterday. He added that this technology will also help to increase fuel efficiency, which will pave the way to improve not just efficiency and capabilities but also impact the climate. “I want to emphasize...

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