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Boeing Starliner parachute testing

Boeing test teams reached a significant milestone for the CST-100 Starliner program by testing the parachute system Starliner will use on its return to Earth.

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360° view of RS-25 rocket engine test

This video offers a unique 360° perspective of the RS-25 engine hot-fire test at Stennis Space Center near Bay St Louis, Mississippi on February 22. From each of vantage points, the camera’s view can be rotated 360°. This highlight video shows part of the full six-minute 20-second testing of the development engine.

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In this Issue - March 2017

The March 2017 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

SHAKER RESTYLED : NASA needed very different shaker tables for vibration testing part of the space agency’s most advanced and sensitive orbital observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope

 

AGE CONCERN : Non-destructive testing has a critical role to play in maintaining the USAF’s venerable fleet of B-52 bombers

 

CRYSTAL CLEAR : Ice in fuel pipes, pitot tubes, across wing surfaces and inside engines has been the cause of many aviation accidents, with researchers still struggling to crack the fundamental processes of icing

 

HOME STRETCH : Airbus flew its new A350-1000 twin-aisle twinjet for the first time in November 2016, marking the start of a flight test program that will see three prototypes logging 1,600 flight-hours as the new variant prepares for entry into service later this year

 

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In this Issue - SHOWCASE 2017

The Aerospace Testing International Showcase 2017 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including: 

 

COMBINED TEST TEAMS: The Combined Test Team approach improves efficiency through elimination of redundant testing, and is being deployed with increasing success in high-profile projects 

 

AIRBUS Q&A: Gilles Freaud, head of test instrumentation components at Airbus, discusses the testing challenges and trends facing Europe’s largest commercial aircraft manufacturer 

 

FAC CALIMA T-90: History was created earlier this year when the Colombian Air Force conducted wing static testing of its new trainer aircraft, the Calima T-90, marking the first full-scale aircraft test ever undertaken in Colombia

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The UK’s National Physical Laboratory has developed the first high temperature solid particle erosion test to incorporate metrology
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Embraer has passed through the 25% point in its 2,000-hour E2 trials campaign – its nine-prototype effort should see the next-generation airliner variants enter service in 2018, 2019 and 2020
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Will NASA’s X-57 electric research airplane go down in history as the aircraft that helped define a new, greener, cleaner, electric age of aviation?
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Meet Rens Ubels, principal project engineer in the structures testing and evaluation department at the Netherlands Aerospace Centre
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History was created earlier this year when the Colombian Air Force conducted wing static testing of its new trainer aircraft, the Calima T-90, marking the first full-scale aircraft test ever undertaken in Colombia
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