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NASA’s Top Model

Author(s):
Tommy Jordan (NASA), 
Company: NASA, USA
Published: dSPACE Magazine 2/2010, Jul 2010

At its Airborne Subscale Transport Aircraft Research facility, called AirSTAR for short, NASA is using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to study flight situations that would be too dangerous and too expensive with a real aircraft. The role of the flight control computer is played by a dSPACE system which communicates by radio.



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