Crash test assesses plane emergency locator transmitters
The Cessna 172 airplane dangled 82 feet in the air – looking almost like it was coming in for a landing, except for the cables attaching it to a huge gantry at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, ...
NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide
Keeping bug guts off airplanes is a NASA's mission. Insect "residue" splattering on the wings of big aircraft as they take off is a real problem looking for a serious solution.