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F-15B ACTIVE showing thrust vectoring nozzles in hangar F-15B ACTIVE showing thrust vectoring nozzles in hangar

Photo Number: EC95-43273-4
Photo Date: September 18, 1995

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Description: The F-15 ACTIVE (Advanced Control Technology for Integrated Vehicles) in a test bay in the Integrated Test Facility (ITF) at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, Sept. 18, 1995. A key feature of the ACTIVE research project is the evaluation of the thrust vectoring nozzles seen here, developed by Pratt and Whitney, that could enhance high-angle of attack control and maneuverability on future aircraft.

Keywords: F-15; ACTIVE; Advanced Control Technology for Integrated Vehicles; ITF; Integrated Test Facility; thrust vectoring nozzles


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