USAF Test Pilots School Vets Safer Adaptive Flight Controller

Credit: Calspan
An adaptive flight controller that could help pilots save a critically damaged or out-of-control aircraft is being proposed for possible commercial development following a rigorous evaluation by U.S. Air Force Test Pilots School (TPS) students, using Calspan’s variable-stability Learjet 25 test...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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