McDonnell Douglas concept of an 800 passenger blended-wing-body aircraft with a design range of 7,000 nautical miles, cruise Mach number = 0.85, and average cruise L/D = 22.97.
Aerospatiale concept of a flying wing aircraft with a capacity of 1000 passengers, a range of 6,480 nautical miles, cruise Mach number = 0.85, and wing span = 315 ft. (courtesy of Aerospatiale and Aeronautical Systems Analysis Division, NASA Langley).
Russian concept of a 938 passenger aircraft with a range of 6,280 nautical miles, cruise Mach number = 0.8, and L/D = 25 (courtesy of Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute - TsAGI and Aeronautical Systems Analysis Division, NASA Langley).
Boeing C-wing concepts of a 600 passenger, and a sea-based 1250 passenger aircraft (courtesy of Boeing Commercial Airplane Co.).
Low-observable (stealth) transport aircraft concept.
Very-high-aspect ratio, strut-braced wing, global-range transport concept
Lockheed Martin sea-based Wing-in-Ground effect (WIG) transport aircraft for transporting 250,000 lb. (113, 397 kg) of cargo over 6,000 miles at 400 to 450 knots (517.8 miles per hr.) (courtesy of Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems).
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