NASA, FAA, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and industry collaborate on helicopter crash test

HAMPTON, Va., 30 Aug. 2013. Engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., dropped a former Marine CH-46E helicopter fuselage filled with crash-test dummy occupants and myriad electronics from a height of roughly 30 feet to test improved seats and seatbelts, as well as to gather data related to helicopter crash survivability.

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