Fast Futures
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Pronunciation: [fas-t-feeu-shu-rs]
Function: Term

1. Fast Futures is a term/definition used by Beukers and Van Hinte in their book "Flying Lightness". It describes how people travel considerable distances in daily traffic and how these passengers increase their travel distance according to their yearly income. Fast Futures calls for a transition in urban transport from lowspeed local connections to high speed regional connections. Fast Futures supports the idea of a Blended Wing (tailless fibre reinforced polymer) aircraft for commercial transport.
2. The notion that we are entering the unknown in matters of communication technology and global culture. Fast Futures is a place that may cause cataclysm.


Bibliograpgy: Flying Lightness, Promises for Structural Elegance, Ed Van Hinte, Adrian Beukkers

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