The NASA Dryden Williams Research Aircraft Integration Facility provides an environment for conducting efficient and thorough testing of advanced, highly integrated research aircraft. It hosts a variety of functions supported by state-of-the-art equipment including high-fidelity flight simulation, vehicle-in-the-loop automated testing, remotely augmented vehicle operation, remotely piloted vehicle operation, ground vibration testing, and routine aircraft maintenance.
The RAIF is staffed by an experienced research team with backgrounds in all phases of flight simulation, flight control verification and validation, control theory, aircraft structures, electrical and mechanical hardware design and fabrication, and remote aircraft operations. It stands ready to support the most advanced flight research now and in the future.
Points of Contact
Further information on the Research Aircraft Integration Facility may be obtained by contacting the following:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dryden Flight Research Center
PO Box 273 Mail Stop 4840-A
Edwards, California 93523-0273
Gary V. Kellogg