Can modern aircraft designers mimic the approach used to create the Bell Model 47 helicopter?

7/12/2013 • Aviation History Discussion, Discussions, Drafts

 Aviation History Reader Poll

During the 1940s, the Gardenville Project (story, P. 38) demonstrated that a small team of dedicated employees could use trail and error to develop a groundbreaking aircraft, in this case the Bell Model 47 helicopter. Do you think modern aircraft designers might use the same technique, and if so, in what context?

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