NASA’s Langley Research Center in 2015 expects to begin flying a dynamically-scaled jet-powered unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with swept wings and a T-tail similar in form to an MD-90 to gather data to help the FAA create extended stall envelopes for flight simulators. The FAA earlier this month finalized a rule that will require airlines to begin providing stall recovery and other enhanced training to pilots in the simulator in 2018, a capability the devices do not currently have. ...


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