NASA's FA 18 Full Scale Advanced Systems Testbed Aircraft.  Click image for more info.

NASA Dryden’s F/A-18A Full Scale Advanced Systems Testbed aircraft recently completed flying the Intelligent Control for Performance research project that explored reducing fuel consumption during cruise flight by modifying control laws and mechanisms in the aircraft’s flight control computer.

Image Credit: NASA – Lori Losey.

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