Flight test

May 23, 2008 - 7:26 AM
“Beginning autorotation with left turn.”<br /><br />“Roger.
May 17, 2008 - 3:43 AM
In March, Socata appointed Stéphane Jacques as its new chief test pilot.
May 9, 2008 - 6:52 AM
A pair of Bell Boeing MV-22 tiltrotor transports have joined the remedial developmental flight-test program that’s hoped to get the cause of tiltrotor oper
May 9, 2008 - 5:28 AM
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has completed four months of test flights in its new Avro RJX85, leaving officials “very confident” of meeting, if not exceed
May 7, 2008 - 5:42 AM
With the Italian government still investigating the cause of the April 22 crash of a prototype Bell/Agusta AB139 helicopter near Monteleone, Rimini, in nor
May 7, 2008 - 5:25 AM
Sikorsky’s S-92 medium-twin program has passed another milestone on its way to certification as prototype number four performed two flawless autorotational
May 6, 2008 - 6:41 AM
The longer you’ve been around business aviation, the more you’ve witnessed the revolution in the way manufacturers approach the long-term reliability and m
Apr 30, 2008 - 9:27 AM
Honda Aircraft’s announcement that it will offer the $3.65 million HondaJet for sale in the European market beginning this month “is a big milestone,” acco
Apr 21, 2008 - 6:00 AM
With little fanfare and a lot of crossed fingers, flight test of the embattled Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey resumed in the final days of May at the U.S.
Apr 16, 2008 - 11:22 AM
Four of five test aircraft planned for the Continental flight-test program are now flying, with the fourth (dedicated to proving the reliability and mainta