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At last, a shape-morphing aircraft wing is here - no flaps

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Published on Jan 10, 2014

A Gulfstream business-jet retrofitted with FlexFoil TM - Variable Geometry Control Surface technology is scheduled for NASA/Air Force flight tests in July 2014. For more details including our latest press release visit http://www.flxsys.com/

FlexSys is a leading authority in engineering products that flex to maximize performance while minimizing complexity. Our unique approach to engineering design exploits material elasticity to create solid-state, joint-less mechanisms yielding lightweight, reliable and cost-effective product solutions at all scales -- micro to macro. Leveraging our pioneering compliant systems design methods, we developed seamless variable geometry control surfaces for aircraft that offer significant reduction in fuel-burn, noise and stresses. Application of our design techniques enables drastic part count reduction in a variety of products in automotive, appliance, furniture and medical device industries.

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