Airbus patent. Image credit; Airbus confirmed to ATW it has been granted a US patent for a high-capacity, dual-fuselage turboprop-powered aircraft design, featuring two sets of wings. “Airbus engineers file patents for their novel ideas all the time,” an Airbus spokesperson told ATW. “There are more than 500 Airbus patents filed each year.” The design incorporates two parallel fuselages with a front lower wing supporting the front lower parts of ...

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