Research Aircraft Integration Facility

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Gary V. Kellogg
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AFRC Facilities - Research Aircraft Integration Facility

The Walter C. Williams Research Aircraft Integration Facility (RAIF) is located at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California. It provides experienced research teams the means to conduct efficient and thorough testing of advanced, highly integrated research aircraft. The RAIF houses a number of capabilities geared toward accomplishing this objective:

Flight test confidence is greatly enhanced by qualifying interactive aircraft systems in a controlled environment. In the RAIF, each element of a flight vehicle can be regulated and monitored in real time as it interacts with the rest of the aircraft systems.

Further information on the Research Aircraft Integration Facility may be obtained by contacting:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Armstrong Flight Research Center

PO Box 273 Mail Stop 4840-A
Edwards, California 93523-0273

Page Last Updated: September 24th, 2014
Page Editor: Yvonne Gibbs