NASA Finishes Wing Coatings Tests to Slough Bug Guts


WASHINGTON, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bug guts create drag, and drag increases fuel consumption. But aircraft of the future could be made more fuel-efficient with non-stick coatings NASA recently tested on Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator 757. NASA and Boeing engineers spent about two weeks in Shreveport, Louisiana, testing non-stick wing coatings designed to shed insect residue and…

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