For two decades, industry has been calling for more U.S. government investment in civil-aviation research. Now, in the last of his eight years in office, President Barack Obama has responded with a 10-year, $10.6 billion budget plan for NASA aeronautics to fund a series of X-plane demonstrators. To rise above the stigma of a lame-duck-administration-approved budget, NASA leadership must make a compelling case to Congress that the U.S. should take the lead in developing the next generation ...


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