Cost-Driven Design of a Large Scale X-Plane

Jason Welstead, Peter C. Frederic, Michael A. Frederick, Steven R. Jacobson, Jeffrey J. Berton
2017 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting   unpublished
A conceptual design process focused on the development of a low-cost, large scale Xplane was developed as part of an internal research and development effort. One of the concepts considered for this process was the double-bubble configuration recently developed as an advanced single-aisle class commercial transport similar in size to a Boeing 737-800 or Airbus A320. The study objective was to reduce the contractor cost from contract award
doi:10.2514/6.2017-1388 fatcat:afpmvdy3bbfkvpk3jmg5e5kfti