Scaled Composites Agile Responsiveness Effective Support (ARES) Demonstration Aircraft
Scaled Composites LLC Mojave United States
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In 1981, U.S. Army Aviators Jim Kreutz and Milo Burroughs undertook a study for a low cost battlefield attack aircraft LCBAA, as they felt the close air support aircraft available were inadequate to support the U.S. Army operations. They decided that a fixed-wing aircraft with excellent maneuvering capabilities at very low altitudes and resistance to stall would be necessary.