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Operational Flight Survey for GRAV-D in Optionally Piloted Mode

22 March 2017, 3:28 pm

NGS began the first operational survey in optionally piloted mode for the Gravity for the Redefinition of the American Vertical Datum (GRAV-D) project. The survey, part of a Small Business Innovation Research effort, will operate for approximately one month out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where the Aurora Centaur optionally piloted aircraft will collect data over western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. The survey has the potential to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve data quality.

Original article: Operational Flight Survey for GRAV-D in Optionally Piloted Mode