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Mississippi State University’s

Raspet Flight Research Laboratory (RFRL)

is a historic, nationally recognized leader in the field of experimental aviation research.  Founded in 1948, Raspet stands out as one of the University’s most long standing and prominently established research entities with a 70 year history of excellence.  True to its heritage, today Raspet continually advances modern concepts in experimental aviation through the research, development, testing, and evaluation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and their associated technologies.

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Leading the Nation in UAS Research

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FAA UAS Center of Excellence

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Mississippi UAS Alliance

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