DARPA successfully flies sub-scale X-Plane Aircraft

DARPA successfully flies sub-scale X-Plane Aircraft

DARPA successfully flies sub-scale X-Plane Aircraft

DARPA’s Aurora Flight Sciences‘ (VTOL x-plane) sub-scale vehicle demonstrator, successfully flew at a U.S. military facility.   Watch the video…

The DARPA Vertical Take-Off/Landing X-plane Program achieved a critical milestone, with the first flight of Aurora aircraft.



DARPA successfully flies sub-scale X-Plane Aircraft

The flight of the subscale aircraft met an important DARPA risk reduction requirement, focusing on validation of the aerodynamic design and flight control system.

DARPA successfully flies sub-scale X-Plane Aircraft

Read the full press release here: aurora.aero

Images credit DARPA



By |2017-02-01T20:29:10+03:00Apr 19, 2016|Categories: Aviation|Tags: |

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