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Old 02-12-2020, 03:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The placement of the jet engines is important.
The best position efficiency wise is behind and slightly above a wing.
The suction speeds up the air, increasing lift and reducing the risk of stalling.
This position is highly impractical with conventional airplanes, but not here.
As a bonus it will be less noisy, both inside and outside of the plane.

Airbus is fully aware of the difference between RC modeling and full sized planes.
If they had reason to believe this concept would not scale they wouldn't even try.
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