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X-29 high angle of attack flight
|Formats||160x120 QuickTime Movie (1 MB)
320x240 QuickTime Movie (1.9 MB)
480x360 QuickTime Movie (2.8 MB)
640x480 QuickTime Movie (4.7 MB)
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This 26 second movie clip shows the X-29 in a high angle of attack during its research flight.
Two X-29 aircraft, featuring one of the most unusual designs in aviation history, were flown at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., as technology demonstrators to investigate a host of advanced concepts and technologies.
|Keywords||X-29; NASA; high angle of attack; Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facility; Dryden Flight Research Center; composites; variable camber; forward-swept wing; supercritical airfoil; strake; canard; fly-by-wire; vortex flow control; General Electric; F404-GE-400; spin chute|