GKN Aerospace is participating in two key elements of the €1.6 billion “Clean Sky” Joint Technology Initiative that focuses on developing breakthrough technologies to reduce significantly the impact of aviation on the environment. GKN is working with Airbus on the SMART Fixed-Wing Integrated Technology Demonstrator, developing concepts for the leading-edge region of a Natural Laminar Flow wing. According to the company, a fully laminar flow wing has the potential to ...

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