Technical Library - Facilities and Equipment

Technical Library

⇒ Special Installations, Facilities and Support Equipment

Anechoic Chamber
Attitude Recovery Chute
Avionics / Systems Integration Test Facilities
Climactic Chamber / Ambient Temperatures
Emergency Egress / Ejection Seats
Engine Inlet Rake
Flutter Excitation
Flying Test Beds
G-Force Simulator
Ground Test Facilities
Inflight CG Adjustment
Inflight Icing Dispenser
Lighting Test Hangar
Other Facilties and Equipment
Portable Test Equipment
Smoke Generator
Test Ranges / Flight Tracking
Thrust Measurement Stands
Trailing Cone

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Past Symposia Papers

2019A350XWB Climatic Testing Beyond Seasons in McKinley
2019Immersive Reality in The Flight Test Environment
2013V-22 Osprey Climatic Testing
2013From In-Flight Simulators to UAV Surrogates
2013El Arenosillo Test Range: Moving Flight Testing from Manned Vehicles to UAVs at the Development Excellence Center
2011EW testing at Benefield Anechoic Chamber
2011Full-Scale Advanced Systems Testbed: Ensuring Success of Adaptive Control Research Through Project Lifecycle Risk Mitigation
2010Reducing T&E Costs and Enhancing Air Vehicle/Mission Systems Testing Using Sail
2010Test and Evaluation of INTA Aerial Platforms for Research
2008Biggest North America Lighting Test Hangar
2008Use of a Manned High-Altitude Aircraft in Flight Testing an Advanced Radar
2008Approximate Method for Determining the Optimum Hose Length for a Trailing Cone System
2006Approximate Method for Determining the Time to Recover an Aircraft from Deep Stall using a Tail chute
2004Using a Systems Integration Lab (SIL) for Testing the E-6B Multifunction Display Systems (Glass Cockpit) Upgrade
2000Development of the New Airborne Icing Tanker
1999The ERJ-145 Flutter Flight Tests and the Aerodynamic Excitation Vanes
1999GPS, Revolutionizing TSPI Instrumentation on Test Ranges
1999The Multi-Axis Thrust Stand: A New RDT&E Facility to Enhance Flight Testing
1998Weight and Balance on Boeing Flight Test Airplanes - New Onboard Gross-Weight and Center-of-Gravity System
1995GPS-Transponder - An Efficient Tool for Test Ranges
1994Anechoic Chambers - Bridging the Gap Between the Simulation and Flight Test Environments for Avionic Systems Testing
1994Flight Testing Avionics Displays and Controls for Advanced Air Vehicle Crew Stations
1994The F/A-18E/F Flight Test Engine Inlet Rake
1994Test Bed Aircraft: Cutting Costs and Adding Flexibility
1992Thermal-Structural Test Facilities at NASA Dryden
1992The Surrogate Carrier Launch Platform
1992System Overview of the NASA Dryden Integrated Test Facility
1992OTI's Ordnance Research Facility
1992The University of Tennessee Space Institutes Flying Class Rooms
1991Utilization of the Integration Facility for Avionics Systems Testing in F-16 Developmental Test and Evaluation
1991Development and Testing of a Voice Commanded Recovery System
1990Development of Pitot Static Flightline Testing
1990Acceptance of Two Identical Radars in the Absence of a Precision Reference
1989The Radio Trials Centre at A&AEE Boscombe Down, United Kingdom - A Description
1989A Real Time Expert-Aided Trajectory Estimator Using Multiple TSPI Sources Including a Unique On-Aircraft Positioning System
1989A Range Safety Flight Testing Technique using an External Camera Tracking System
1989GPS: The Logical Choice for Flight Test Tracking of Aircraft
1988Sled Testing of U. S. Air Force Escape Systems
1988A New Flight Flutter Excitation System
1988Concept for an Aircraft Multi-Component Thrust Measurement Facility
1987Technology Considerations for Avionics Flight Test Support Facilities
1986F-14 Simulation in a Total G-Force Environment
1985Advanced Icing Wind Tunnel for Flight Test Development of Icing Rate Systems
1984The Lockheed-Georgia Company High Technology Test Bed
1984An Improved Smoke Generator for Aircraft Testing
1983Ground Support Facilities: The Way to Effective Avionics Flight Testing
1983Lear Fan Model 2100 Emergency Egress System
1983Impact of CAD/CAM on Modification of Flight Test Vehicles
1983Time-Space Position Information at Edwards Air Force Base, California
1982Current Perspectives on Emergency Spin-Recovery Systems
1982Western Space and Missile Center - Western Test Range Overview 1982
1982Range Tracking Concept for Use of GPS at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake
1980Helicopter Icing Spray System
1978The Swedish Approach to Escape System Testing
1977Operational Effectiveness of Laser Tracking Systems for Aircraft Flight Test Projects Throughout the Country
1977Multiple Laser Tracker Operations
1975Environmental Tests of the F-15 in the Air Force Climatic Laboratory
1975Effective Testing Using a Laser Tracking System
1973Tracking Systems for Flight Development of Today's Commercial Aircraft
1972NAFEC Test Facilities
1972The Capabilities of Army Test Facilities
1972The Capabilities of Government Test Facilities at the Air Force Systems Command