Aviation Design: A new idea for taking on the jets.
By Harald Franzen
Posted 01.18.2002 at 8:16 pm 2 Comments
The corporate jet has long been the ultimate status symbol, but Renaissance Research is out to challenge jet-powered primacy. The California-based company is bent on designing the fastest propeller plane in history and, ultimately, on producing an alternative to today's midsize jets.
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