Riley renews research contract with Notre Dame

Research that is expected to provide insight for speed-of-light, free-space communications occurring between aircraft, aircraft-to-ground, aircraft-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-satellites will continue forward as officials from Notre Dame’s Center for Flow Physics/Controls Aero-Optics and Riley Aviation signed a renewal agreement last week.

“We are progressing nicely toward actual flight operations later this year,” said Airborne Aero-Optics’ manager Michael Zenk. “Computer simulations of the entire system have been completed and have produced good results.”

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