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The aerospace testing community is made up of individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, but does formal education offer an advantage over on-the-job training?
Boeing reveals the meticulous steps behind preparing the 787-9 Dreamliner for flight testing
NASA’s commercial crew program is heating up this summer, with a number of critical testing milestones either planned or underway
With the first demonstration race having successfully taken place in Spain, Air Race F1 is now set to become a World Series in 2015. We talk to the pilots and the organizer
Aerospace testing activities are often accused of being ‘process heavy’ – too much time is spent on activities that do not directly produce results. Is this accusation fair?
How wind tunnel testing of a Boeing 757 vertical tail has helped prove active flow control can enhance performance
Crawling robots are beginning to attract attention as a possible fast, safe and low-cost means of completing non-destructive inspection on aerospace structures
Many aerospace test programs can feel like they are overwhelmingly governed by the golden rule ‘time is money’ – but is this the right approach?
Flight testing of the new Airbus A350 XWB is underway in France – what flight progress has been made since the aircraft first flew in June 2013?