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Future of flight: From the return of supersonic travel to pods that clip onto planes

Modular aircraft for flexible transportation The modular Clip-Air aircraft decouples the transportation module - a flying wing - from its load - capsules that can carry passengers, freight, or fuel. This project is laying the groundwork for tomorrow’s air transport technology, which should be more flexible. Clip-Air represents a feasible technological challenge with implications that go well beyond the air transport sector.

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