I've read that box-wing aircraft can reduce wingtip vortices caused by induced drag hence saving up a lot of fuel and hence able to carry more passengers. Would we able to see such aircraft in the near future?

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    $\begingroup$ This is a highly speculative question (as any question trying to predict the future) $\endgroup$
    – Manu H
    Commented Nov 20, 2019 at 8:22
  • $\begingroup$ See also: How does the wraparound wing design reduce drag? $\endgroup$
    – user14897
    Commented Nov 20, 2019 at 9:39


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