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RAIF - Summary
April 23, 2014
The NASA Armstrong 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
Armstrong Flight Research Center

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

Gary V. Kellogg
Branch Chief


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Page Last Updated: April 23rd, 2014
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