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Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane

Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution. [Source]

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Origin: reuters.com

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Topics: Airbus, concept, unveiled, aircraft, wingtips, splayed, plane, Prey', mimics, nature, 'Bird, fanned, inspired, eventually, quieter, landings, pollution, could, technology, feathers, eagle, experiments, “biomimicry”

Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/RRyfyqeXMOM/airbus-mimics-nature-with-bird-of-prey-concept-plane-idUSKCN1UE2EO

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