FlexSys Featured in Professional Boatbuilder Magazine

The October/November 2016 issue Professional BoatBuilder magazine featured FlexSys technology in an article describing the ways that new technologies in aviation can be used in the boatbuilding industry. In particular, the author notes that the wing morphing technology used in aerospace applications can be applied to trim tab planes on boat hulls, which can control attitude of the hull with less sacrifice in drag than conventional trim tabs.

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Engineering Society of Detroit — Ann Arbor Firm's Shape-changing Wing takes to the Air

ANN ARBOR — by Matt Roush. A feature of aircraft design unchanged for nearly a century may have been twisted into a new shape as a result of a revolutionary new structure being tested by NASA in the Mojave Desert.

A specially modified Gulfstream III jet successfully took to the skies over NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center Nov. 6 using shape changing wings rather than the standard wing flaps.

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