KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will support the University of Delft with its Flying-V concept, which takes a completely different approach to aircraft design, in anticipation and support of the future sustainable long-distance flight.

Originally conceived as a “potential aircraft for the future,” the Flying-V “can be compared to today’s most advanced aircraft, the Airbus A350” according to the Dutch national airline.

The Flying-V could carry 314 passengers in standard two-class configuration and 160 m3 in a cargo configuration. It is powered by the “most fuel-efficient” dual-flow engines; in its current design, it still flies with kerosene, but it can “easily be adapted” to take advantage of the innovations of the propulsion system, for example by using electrically boosted turbojets.

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