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A330neo first flight

Watch te first A330neo make its maiden flight over south-western France. The aircraft took off at 9:57am local time on 19 October from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport and was powered by state-of-the-art Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans.

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25 October, 2017



Valor begins ground-constrained testing

The Bell V280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully begun its restrained ground run test operations. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center in Texas where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight.

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11 October, 2017


 

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Korean helicopter rig delivered

Moog’s Industrial Group has delivered an aerospace test rig to the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). It will perform a wide range of structural and fatigue tests for helicopters. This system is part of a multi-billion dollar procurement project by the South Korean Ministry of National Defense to develop and build 245 utility helicopters over a 16-year period.

According to the company, Moog’s previous experience with similar test rig installations, knowledge of helicopter test techniques and on-the-ground technical support from its Korean engineering team were key reasons for KARI’s selection of Moog for this project. That system, which was installed in just three days in 2008, now runs full-scale structural tests and has potential for 12 independent helicopter tests.
 


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