FAA issues permit to SpaceX for Grasshopper flights

October 25, 2012 4:34 pm Eastern | by NSG Analysts

FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation issued an experimental permit to SpaceX on October 18th for flights of the Grasshopper reusable booster prototype at their McGregor, Texas facility:

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Comments (2)

Ben Brockert
Yeah, hardware in the loop testing is common in waiver, permit, and license applications.

Though I prefer "HWIL" over "HITL".

26th October 2012 11:08am
is that hitl testing normal for the faa?
26th October 2012 12:26am
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