“Future Wings“ is an International Project co-financed by the European Union under the 7th Framework Programme
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“Wings of the Future”   Project START: 1st June, 2013 Project END: 31st May, 2015
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“Wings of the future” Acronym: FutureWings Type of Funding Scheme: Collaborative Project Level 0 Grant Agreement n.335042 Work Programme Topic Addressed: AAT.2012.6.3-1. Breakthrough and emerging technologies (Area Promising pioneering breakthrough technologies and concepts for Aeronautics and air transport) Name of Project Key Persons: Mario Rosario Chiarelli (DICI, Aerospace Unit, University of Pisa, Italy, Coordinator) Aniello Cozzolino (Piaggio Aero Industries SpA, Italy) Jan Kunzman (Smart Material GmbH, Germany) Luca Lanzi (iChrome, UK)
“Think of an airplane as a great body with its end structures (wings, horizontal tail surfaces, vertical tail surfaces) that could have the possibility to change their shape as they had internal nerve endings and muscles ...”