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Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft makes successful first flight

KC-390 Military Transport Aircraft First Flight

Embraer today successfully performed the first flight of the new military transport and aerial refueling jet, the KC-390. Test pilots Mozart Louzada and Marcos Salgado de Oliveira Lima and flight test engineers Raphael Lima and Roberto Becker flew the aircraft […]


Novel Rocket Design Flight Tested

Novel Rocket Design Flight Tested

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists recently flight tested a new rocket design that includes a high-energy fuel and a motor design that also delivers a high degree of safety. “What we’re trying to do is break the performance versus sensitivity […]


Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Two Boeing Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) aircraft have arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for airborne tests of the target-tracking capabilities they will provide to the U.S. Army. The extensively modified Beechcraft King Air 350 […]


F-35 Flight Test Update 10

The F-35 Flight Test Update in the Volume 27, Number 3 issue of Code One concluded with the first aerial release of an AIM-120 AMRAAM on 19 October 2012. This tenth installment in the series of flight test updates on […]


Boeing X-48C Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft Completes Flight Testing

Boeing X-48C Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft Completes Flight Testing

The Boeing X-48C research aircraft flew for the 30th and final time April 9, marking the successful completion of an eight-month flight-test program to explore and further validate the aerodynamic characteristics of the Blended Wing Body design concept. All 30 […]


MV-22 Ospreys Conduct First Flights in Japan

MV-22 Ospreys Conduct First Flights in Japan

Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 aircrews conducted MV-22B Osprey functional check flights aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 21, 2012, marking the first time the Osprey has flown in Japan. Once VMM-265, a part of Marine Aircraft Group […]


Airbus Military A400M Completes Critical Flight-Test Phase

Airbus Military A400M Completes Critical Flight-Test Phase

Airbus Military has successfully completed the 300 hours of Function & Reliability (F&R) flight-testing of the A400M new generation airlifter which is a key requirement prior to full certification. Data from the F&R programme, which was performed entirely using the […]


Cassidian’s Barracuda UAV Resumes Flight Tests

Cassidian’s Barracuda UAV Resumes Flight Tests

Cassidian has successfully carried out a series of test flights with its Barracuda UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) technology demonstrator at Goose Bay military airfield in Canada. This year, the unmanned aerial test bed completed five test flights in June and […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Progress Report

Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Progress Report

Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) F-35 program accrued the highest number of test points in a single month during June, an accomplishment indicative of the program’s ongoing maturation. Additionally, for the 18th consecutive month the F-35 test program remained ahead of plan. […]


 
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