NASA photographs by Jim Ross

Remotely piloted PTERA bridges gap between wind tunnel, crewed flight-testing

Posted November 6, 2015 by Peter Merlin

NASA photographs by Jim Ross NASA Armstrong’s PTERA remotely piloted research aircraft made its first flight on Oct. 22, 2015. All flight test objectives were met. On Oct. 22, researchers from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Area-I, Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga., successfully conducted the maiden flight of a…

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