Development and testing of composite metal foam (CMF) has been taking place since 2003, but…
In Flight Entertainment Systems (IFEs) have become one of the most important aspects of a…
This week marks 75 years since one of the world’s most famous bombing raids, the Dambusters. Hugh Hunt from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering recreated the raid in 2011 and in this article discusses how engineers made a bomb bounce with tests that used marbles and golf balls.
Following the acquisition of consultancy Stirling Dynamics, Mike Sheehan, CEO of Assystem Technologies in the UK, tells Aerospace Testing about the deal and gives his thoughts on the direction of the aerospace sector.
David Alexander, director at SAE Aerospace Standards, looks at why the increased electrification of aircraft needs standards
Matt Asper from the University of Virginia reveals how ground-based tests are helping to solve the challenge of ice-accretion at high altitudes
Human factors research is contributing to developing a better understanding of a pilot’s response to unusual flight conditions,
Emergent technologies are providing some of the most exciting developments in the aerospace world. Is the current flight test community fit to assess them?
Is it easier to test at high or low altitude? While high-altitude testing brings its own set of human challenges, flight in a low-level environment brings completely different conditions and difficulties
The world of aerospace testing is no stranger to extreme conditions, but which end of the temperature envelope is the more challenging?