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NASA LC40 Research Aircraft
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Location: Forum Stage 1
Presenter: Charles Howell
NASA Langley created a UAM Flight Research Testbed Aircraft from a Cessna LC40 general aviation aircraft. The testbed aircraft has digital avionics and research systems needed to conduct UAM flight research. The aircraft has a standard autopilot system and a modified research autopilot. The research autopilot has modifications to allow increased force authority and other enhancements to allow more automation and artificial intelligence controls.