Raspet Research

The Raspet Flight Research Laboratory is an innovative, world-class flight research facility with a 70 year history of successfully serving government and industry customers and MSU faculty, staff, and students alike.  Raspet’s research currently concentrates on two pivotal focus areas:  Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Advanced Composite Materials.

Raspet engineers use a thermal camera during a flight test.

Most recently, Raspet has worked alongside the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR), the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA), Boeing, Vanilla Aircraft, PrecisionHawk, and more, on a diverse catalog of UAS and advanced composites research.