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NASA Crashing Cessna 172s To Improve Emergency Locator Transmitters
July 08, 2015
NASA is purposely crashing three Cessna 172 aircraft as it works to improve the performance of emergency locator transmitters. Technicians hauled a 1958-vintage 172 82 ft. in the air, connected by cables to a huge gantry at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. That way researchers...
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