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Aurora Flight Sciences to Continue NASA Mature D8 Experimental Aircraft Concept Development

Aurora Flight Sciences has secured a six-month, $2.9 million contract to continue the development of the D8 subsonic commercial aircraft as part of NASA’s aviation innovation efforts. The contract aims to help establish requirements for the experimental aircraft or X-Plane program and kick-start the research phase to further develop the D8 commercial airliner, Aurora said …

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Lockheed-Led Team Lands NASA Supersonic Transport Plane Task Order; Charles Bolden Comments

A Lockheed Martin-led team has been awarded a potential 17-month, $20 million task order to perform preliminary design work on NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Transport X-plane aircraft. NASA awarded the task order for the “low boom” flight QueSST passenger jet under the Basic and Applied Aerospace Research and Technology contract and as part …

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