NASA selects sites for drone traffic management tests

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Video: Beluga XL lands at Broughton factory in UK
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NASA selects sites for drone traffic management tests
NASA has selected two locations for the final testing of its drone traffic management system more…
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Job of the week: Test Engineer, Bristol, UK
Air taxi developer Vertical Aerospace is seeking an engineer with experience of testing complex mechanical/electrical systems. more…
QuizWhen and which aircraft was the first to receive type certification in the USA?

(a) 1958, The Boeing 707

(b) 1952, The BOAC Comet

(c) 1927, The Buhl Airster CA-3

(d) 1903, The Wright Flyer

Find out the correct answer here

Supplier spotlight of the week: MDS Aero Support Corporation
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Inside this issue…
<< SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT
BEATING THE BOOM

Engineers are preparing to flight test supersonic aircraft designs that could see commercial supersonic aviation in our skies for the first time in decades

<< STRUCTURAL TESTINGPREDICTABLE & MEASURABLE

The US Department of Defense has pioneered the use of test equipment to tackle the ‘No Fault Found’ problem and identify degradation in connectors, cables, circuit breakers and LRUs.

<< FLIGHT TEST
FUTURE FALCON

Already a Falcon 20 operator, the German Aerospace Centre will replace its A320 Advanced Technology Research Aircraft with a Falcon 2000 business jet by 2020

<< HIGH-SPEED IMAGING
HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT

High-speed imaging technology and techniques are being pushed to their limits to capture the effects of hypervelocity impacts

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