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Electric Aviation – NASA interview on Maxwell X57 – Part 1: New Aerodynamic Concepts

Jun 14, 2022

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In this first out of 4 videos on our interview with NASA, we discuss the basic layout of this novel electric aircraft.

The X-57 is the latest in the famous series of X-planes developed by NASA – their experimental aircraft like the X15.

Sean Clarke and Nick Borer give their take on the design of this aircraft. We discuss the benefits if distributed electric propulsion, especially in terms of new aerodynamic concepts that are being made possible.

Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4rysu8LlLM

This news story originally appeared at Aviation News - on 14 June 2022