Unusual Prototypes Debut at Aero 2019 Show Two singular designs are among new aircraft debuted at the Aero Friedrichshafen show in Germany on April 10-13. One is a tailless flying wing modeled after the 1930s designs of the Horten brothers. The other is the prototype of an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) design. The HX-2 is a two-seat light aircraft developed by Germany’s Horten Aircraft, a startup named after Reimar Horten, who in the 1930s and ’40s led design of ...

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