New, High Aspect Ratio Wing Designs for Fuel Efficiency (image) University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Martins designed new, high aspect ratio wings that have a much larger span than those in use today. Boeing has adapted that model and will build a prototype to test at NASA's Transonic Dynamics Tunnel later this year. Credit Joaquim Martins Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.