Precision to the Nth Degree
- EA-18G Given High Marks In OPEVAL, Boeing Says. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;8/4/2009, Vol. 243 Issue 24, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in July 2009 finished an initial operational test and evaluation for Boeing Co.'s EA-18G. As stated, it has found the new electronic attack aircraft operationally effective, suitable and ready for fleet introduction. The suitability...
- How China's Stealth Aircraft Rose From the Ashes of the Balkan War. Shimatsu, Yoichi // Muslim Observer;1/28/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the flight tests of the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter at a Chengdu aircraft factory in Hong Kong, China. The new stealth fighter has been viewed as a threat to the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Pentagon. The Chinese stealth fighter's passive coherent localization (PCL) has been...
- HIGH-FIDELITY DECOY. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/25/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p57
The article provides information on the schedule of the first free-flight test of the U.S. Air Force's Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD) at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, followed by a year of full-up flight tests from B-52 and F-16 aircraft starting in early 2007. The cruise missile-like MALD...
- AIR MAIL. Chick, Ray; Mason, Howard; Bell, David // Aviation News;Dec2015, p39
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including a description of a Skyvan transport plane, the test flight of a Uni Air's BAe 146-300 B-1777 aircraft at Woodford Airfield in England, and the A-10 Thunderbolt II jet attack plane.
- Bob Smyth and the First Flight of the Intruder. // Wings of Gold;Summer2011, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p32
The article offers information on the report provided by U.S. test pilot Robert K. Smyth during his first flight with the A2F-1 Intruder aircraft on April 22, 1960. It mentions that the Intruder has a special takeoff and low speed performance which carry out its responsibility as an all weather...
- GE90 begins ETOPS flight tests. Kandebo, Stanley W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/8/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 15, p27
Relates that General Electric and Boeing have begun ETOPS flight tests of the company's GE90 engine on the 777 transport plane. ETOPS as Extended Twin Operations over water tests; Beginning of tests from Boeing Field near Seattle, Washington to Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories; Two issues...
- Third JSF arrives at NAS Patuxent river. // Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Mar2010, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the test flight of the third F-35B Lightning II at Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland in February 2010.
- GARBAGE IN, NOTHING OUT. Johnstone, Karl // Flying;Jun2000, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p125
Relates the flight testing of Questair Venture airplane.
- Air Force releases enhanced flight screening study. // Airman;Jul98, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p12
Reports that a team of US Air Force experts from the Air Force Academy in Colorado has recommended changes to the flight screening program. Result of T-3A flight operations' in-flight engine stoppages; Overview of the team's recommendations.