A McDonnell Douglas MD-90 has been ferried to a Boeing facility where it will be modified to test the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept as part of NASA's Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project.
A former USMC-operated F/A-18D Hornet that was acquired by NASA from the US Navy in 2021 has been rolled out at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center – a part of Edwards AFB in California – after being rejuvenated and repainted ahead of its planned use in supporting the testing of the administration’s X-59 QueSST technology demonstrator
Boeing and NASA have emerged with an eye-catching new concept for a future commercial airliner, reports Mark Broadbent
David Willis details the life of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Boeing 757 and highlights some of the many research programmes it participated in during its career as a testbed.
NASA’s X-57 Maxwell is intended to provide industry and regulators with the knowledge to revolutionise sustainable aviation. Mark Broadbent learns more
Lead pilot David Nils Larson talks to Mark Broadbent about NASA’s latest X-plane, the X-59 Quesst
NASA has announced a partnership with Boeing to design, build and fly a brand-new large-scale airliner.
NASA’s iconic Boeing 747SP made significant contributions to our study of the cosmos, but budgetary constraints have brought its mission to a premature end. In part two of this feature, Bernd Sturm recounts his recent experience stargazing with SOFIA.