Dynamically Scaled Model for NASA's Next Generation Aviation Demonstrator

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNL06AA84P
Agency Tracking Number: 050273
Amount: $99,986.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: T7.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
3292 E Hemisphere Loop, Tucson, AZ, 85706-5103
DUNS: 602374951
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Anthony Mulligan
 Principal Investigator
 (520) 434-6392
Business Contact
 Brett Waldo
Title: Controller
Phone: (520) 573-6300
Email: bwaldo@acrtucson.com
Research Institution
 Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona
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 888 North Euclid Avenue, #515
Tucson, AZ, 85719
 (520) 626-4607
 Domestic nonprofit research organization
Significant advances in several key technologies such as material sciences, manufacturing, miniaturization, and active flow control suggest that the time has come to address the issue of affordable General Aviation (GA). These new technologies when combined with advanced avionics and propulsion concepts will make GA affordable and ecologically sustainable. With a greater ease of vehicle operation, GA can become available to a much larger clientele and provide strong impulses for the aerospace industry. When a large number of new technologies are combined in a revolutionary way, validation of the entire system at the design and development stage becomes highly desirable. We propose building and flight testing a dynamically scaled model of NASA's GA demonstrator that will feature many important elements of the new GA concept.

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