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 Air Transportation Problem
Final Design
Aircraft design by 10-year-old Erik

Boeing 555

The Boeing 555 will contain the following:

  1. Strong but light weight engines.
  2. Huge wings to stabilize the aircraft and to provide a lot of lift.
  3. Small engines that computers control to help stabilize the aircraft.
  4. Helium compartment to let it take off and land vertically.
  5. Additional engines to help it rise and land vertically.
  6. About three stories high.
  7. In addition to the above, this invention converts wind into electricity to power most of the plane.

student drawing of plane


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Last Updated: January 2005
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