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LARC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration

1920 to present    




National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA, NASA predecessor agency ) expanding role led to the creation of its first research and testing facility in 1920, the Langley Aeronautical Laboratory. The new laboratory employed a staff of 11 technicians and 4 professionals and, by 1925, the staff had grown to over 100 employees.

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NASA Center Named Vertical Flight Heritage Site, 08-May-15 : NASA s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, was recognized for its decades of contributions to the advancement of helicopters and other vertical flight aircraft.

NASA GL-10 Completes Successful Flight Test, 30-Apr-15 : NASA battery-powered, 10-engine remotely piloted Greased Lightning GL-10 which can take off like a helicopter and fly like an airplane transitioned succesfully from hover to wing-borne flight

NASA Crashes Helicopter to Test Safety, 24-Sep-14 : NASA researchers will drop a 45-foot-long helicopter fuselage from a height of about 30 feet for the second time in a year -- all in the name of safety.

Bell Boeing Quad Tiltrotor Wind Tunnel Testing, 13-Sep-06 : The Bell Boeing Quad Tiltrotor model (QTR) completed wind tunnel testing at the NASA Langley Research Center Transonic Dynamics Tunnel (TDT).



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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1920/    Langley Research Center


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YearsModels
1962/75YHC-1A





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