Strutted Airliner Might Replace 737 - AVweb
Boeing says its collaboration with NASA on a highly efficient single-aisle airliner could lead to a replacement for the 737. In an earnings call on Wednesday, Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun confirmed that the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator meets the “standard needed to launch a commercial airplane”...
Do longer aspect ratio wings offset the additional aerodynamic drag of the struts?
Wouldn't there be additional de-icing required?
The article says "trans-sonic" but is that realistic?