Air International 2019-04
M.Broadbent - Shape-shifter /Technology/
Proteus' tandem-wing and twin-boom configuration helps to create space for carrying pods to the existing centreline belly pylon. There are additional payload bays around the aircraft.
More than 30 payloads have been carried by Proteus, many for various NASA projects.
Scaled Composites Proteus, used for airborne research and systems testing, presents a unique profile from any angle.
Proteus pictured carrying a payload for the US Air Force Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program.
Scaled Composites says Proteus remains a cost-effective, flexible test platform.