Flight Operations Mission and Overview
AFRC's Flight Operations team members and (l to r) an F-18, G-III, and F-15. (NASA Photo).
The Armstrong Flight Operations Directorate fabricates, maintains, modifies, and instruments aircraft and flight test articles, ensures their airworthiness/flight readiness, and safely flies them in a precise manner to required test points in order to deliver the highest quality flight research, flight test, or science data to the customer in the most efficient manner possible.
The Flight Operations Directorate manages and provides technical direction for all Armstrong flight operations and flight support activities. There are five specialized disciplines that keep Armstrong’s crew and aircraft functioning safely and efficiently. › Read more