The RASCAL JUH-60A is a research and technology demonstrator aircraft developed by the U.S. Army and NASA as an airborne laboratory.
RASCAL stands for Rotorcraft Aircrew Systems Concepts Airborne Laboratory. The base platform is a UH-60A. The aircraft has been used in investigations of advanced, integrated control concepts for achieving high levels of agility and maneuverability, and guidance technologies, employing computer/sensor-aiding, designed to assist the pilot during low-altitude flight in conditions of limited visibility.
Source: “Rotorcraft In-Flight Simulation Research at NASA Ames Research Center: A Review of the 1980's and plans for the 1990’s”, Aiken, Edwin W., Hindson, William S., Lebacqz, J. Victor, Denery, Dallas G., Eshow, Michelle M., NASA-TM-103873, Aug 01, 1991
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 0-1 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)