Aurora Successfully Flies Subscale X-Plane Aircraft




The DARPA Vertical Take-Off/Landing X-plane (VTOL x-plane) Program achieved a critical milestone as Aurora Flight Sciences’ subscale vehicle demonstrator successfully flew at a U.S. military facility. The flight of the subscale aircraft met an important DARPA risk reduction requirement, focusing on validation of the aerodynamic design and flight control system. Read the full press release here: http://www.aurora.aero/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/LightningStrike-VTOL-X-Plane-Subscale-Model-First-Flight.pdf

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Air Charter
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