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Calspan gets regular coverage from members of the media who cover the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation and motorsports industries. Our most recent press is listed below; check back often as we update this section with our latest news.

Calspan Supports Local First Responders by Hosting Important Training

On November 2nd and 3rd, Calspan hosted a Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC) training event on Highway Safety / Traffic Control. This NITTEC event is designed to educate agencies that handle responses on major roadways in how to setup a temporary traffic control zone to safely divert traffic. According to the National Fire Protection […]

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NHTSA Upgrades NCAP – MotorTrend

Privileged with Fed Resources, NHTSA Upgrades NCAP – Technologue “According to Gerald Goupil, director of crash testing at Calspan, an independent engineering consultancy that conducted crash tests for NHTSA during the development of its oblique crash test, poor performers on the IIHS small-overlap test can be expected to do poorly on this new test, as […]

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Calspan Receives 2nd THOR!

Calspan is excited to announce that it has acquired another THOR; which is owned by Calspan. THOR is one of the world’s most advanced crash test dummies. If you are an OEM or 1st Tier supplier, worrying about how to run tests with THOR, how to position THOR, process its data, up against tight development […]

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Roaming Crash Test Dummy

Tour de THOR! THOR stands for Test Device for Human Occupational Restraint. This crash test dummy is one of the world’s most advanced anthropomorphic test devices (ATD) and has a new home at Calspan. Calspan is an independent, automotive crash test facility located in Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. We wanted to show THOR a few […]

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Calspan Awarded $7.3M Contract with Army Corps of Engineers

June 2016 | Buffalo, New York – Calspan has been awarded a $7.3 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to facilitate operations and maintenance of a government-owned Gulfstream G-III aircraft. Press Release – Army GIII Contract (June 2016) FINAL

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