Photography by: 
Ahna Hubnik

UNT and its partners took a step toward next generation air travel in October with a successful live test flight of emerging Advanced Air Mobility technologies -- including future airspace system automation, advanced communications infrastructure, a surrogate electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing aircraft and a simulated air route -- between Hillwood's AllianceTexas Flight Test Center in Justin and UNT's Discovery Park in Denton. As part of the Advanced Air Mobility National Campaign Project, the exercise involved the work of 15 entities including NASA as well as Bell Textron, Unmanned Experts Inc., AAMTEX, Hillwood and the Federal Aviation Administration. UNT's portion of the research is part of its Center for Integrated Intelligent Mobility Systems (CIIMS).

Several businesses and agencies conduct a flight test of the air corridor in October.

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