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NASA Meatball Controlled Impact Demonstration (CID) Aircraft
01 Dec 1984

Controlled Impact Demonstration (CID) flight video montage

Movie Number   EM-0004-02
Movie Date   01 Dec 1984
Formats   160x120 15-fps QuickTime Movie (1,227 KBytes)
320x240 30-fps QuickTime Movie (960 KBytes)
320x240 30-fps MPEG-1 Movie (2,598 KBytes)
Controlled Impact Demonstration Still photos of this aircraft are available in several resolutions at

The Controlled Impact Demonstration (CID) was a joint research project by NASA and the FAA to test a survivable aircraft impact using a remotely piloted Boeing 720 aircraft.

The tail camera movie is one shot running 27 seconds. It shows the impact from the perspective of a camera mounted high on the vertical stabilizer, looking forward over the fuselage and wings.

Keywords   Controlled Impact Demonstration; CID; Boeing 720; Edwards Air Force Base; Rogers Dry Lake; Dryden Flight Research Facility; NASA; FAA; anti-misting kerosene; AMK; impact survivability; Fitzhugh (Fitz) Fulton
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