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    The Automatic Air Collision Avoidance System is entering the final flight test session at the U. S. Air Force Test Pilot School. Auto ACAS is a program designed to demonstrate automatic collision avoidance between two cooperative aircraft in order to increase aviation safety (#86048). [Photo by Courtesy]
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    USAF F-16D #86-0048 VISTA being towed at Buffalo IAP. [Photo by Frank Ertl]
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    USAF NF-16D block 30 #86-0048 is photographed during take-off from Edwards AFB in January of 2008 being equiped with a GE F110-129 engine. [Photo by Jake Melampy]
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    USAF NF-16D block 30 #86-0048, the VISTA/F-16, was used in a recent autonomous landing demonstration at Edwards AFB. This photo was taken on June 9th, 2008 during Auto Land no.1. [Lockheed Martin photo by Andy Wolfe]
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    The Variable In-flight Simulator Aircraft (VISTA) flies in the skies over Edwards AFB, shortly after receiving its new paint scheme in early 2019. The aircraft was resdesignated from NF-16D to the X-62A on June 14th, 2021. [USAF photo by Christian Turner]
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    USAF X-62A (former NF-16D) #86-0048 from the 412th TW is pulling some G's in a right turn in the viscinity of Edwards AFB in early 2023. [USAF photo by Kyle Brasier]