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MULTIMEDIA: X-48B FLIGHT TEST HIGHLIGHTS (2007)
BWB in test flight. This 10-minute video contains highlights segments from flight tests in July 2007 of the X-48B ("Skyray 48"), an unmanned, remotely piloted, 21-foot wingspan "blended wing body" experimental vehicle. The tests were supported by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.

NOTE: In the video captions, "(Pilot)" refers to the voice of the person remotely piloting the aircraft.

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+ X-48B Blended Wing Body Features and Video Gallery



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