NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft performs flight tests in preparation to fly in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft. On June 12, 2018, NASA successfully flew the historic flight. News release: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-flies-large-unmanned-aircraft-in-public-airspace-without-chase-plane-for-first
The flight will help to move the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in the airspace used by commercial and private pilots. The Ikhana aircraft is based at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
NASA Center Renamed on This Week @NASA
NASA 2017 Women’s History Month Profile – Steffi Valkov, AFRC
NASA Asian American Pacific Islander History Month – Alex Chin, Armstrong Flight Research Center
Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution on This Week @NASA – March 17, 2017
We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!
Let us improve this post!
Tell us how we can improve this post?