Peel, Christopher J. Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Last reviewed:November 2019
- Researching and testing conceptual designs
- Testing conceptual designs in flight
- Testing during development and detailed design
- Aerodynamic testing in the wind tunnel
- Development testing in-flight
- Testing in aid of qualification
- Testing avionics elements and subsystems
- Testing major aircraft systems
- Engine testing
- Testing the integration of aircraft systems
- Static structural tests and proof testing airframes
- Fatigue and endurance testing of structure
- Environmental tests
- Flight performance and acceptance testing
- Instrumentation in flight testing
- Special-purpose flight test equipment
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The subjecting of an aircraft or its components to simulated or actual flight conditions while measuring and recording pertinent physical phenomena that indicate operating characteristics and compliance with safety requirements.
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