Langley Aerodrome No. 8 (LA-8) VTOL Aircraft

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Meet the Langley Aerodrome No. 8 (LA-8): a vertical takeoff and landing aircraft that is being used as a modular test bed for short urban and regional flight technologies. It weighs 65lbs and can record airspeed, altitude, IMU data, and motor RPM.


The LA-8 is NASA’s flying laboratory to test emerging tech in this field. The above video shows it in action.
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