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NF-15B

 
 
NF-15B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 8, 2018
1. NF-15B Marker
Inscription.  In 1993 Dryden acquired the NF-15B, a two-seat jet fighter that had undergone significant modifications including the addition of canards and a pair of thrust-vectoring nozzles. Dryden engineers used the aircraft as a test bed for research on Intelligent Flight Control Systems, Lift and Nozzle Change Effects on Tail Shock, and Advanced Control Technology for Integrated Vehicles. The NF-15B was retired in 2009.
 
Erected by NASA Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.
 
Location. 34° 57.154′ N, 117° 53.315′ W. Marker is in Edwards AFB, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Lilly Avenue and Walker Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Lilly Avenue. Located in front the Armstrong Flight Research Center Visitors Control Building. Although the base is closed to the general public, they do have monthly tours depending on the current security conditions. The tours do not visit this area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Lilly Avenue, Edwards CA 93523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird (within shouting
NF-15B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 8, 2018
2. NF-15B Marker
distance of this marker); F-8 Supercritical Wing Aircraft (within shouting distance of this marker); F-8 DFBW (within shouting distance of this marker); F-8 Digital Fly-By-Wire Aircraft (within shouting distance of this marker); X-29 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed F-104 (within shouting distance of this marker); HL-10 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); HiMAT (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards AFB.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
NF-15B and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 8, 2018
3. NF-15B and Marker
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By Denise Boose, August 8, 2018
4. NF-15B  
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By Denise Boose, August 8, 2018
5. NF-15B  
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By Nasa
6. Nf-15b
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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