• Armstrong's F-18

• SOFIA

• Lockheed X-59 in Flight

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1. Armstrong's F-18
NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center
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2. SOFIA
NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center
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Courtesy of NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

3. Lockheed X-59 in Flight
NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center
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Courtesy of NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

1. In 2007, Armstrong's F-18 conducted the first successful automated aerial refueling demonstration without pilot assistance.

2. The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronamy (SOPHIA) makes a low pass over NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in celebraton of its arrival.

3. An artist's conception shows the Lockheed X-59 in flight. The X-plane's shape is designed to reduce sonic booms and lead to supersonic flight over land.