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In a continued effort to meet the expectations of customers from around the world, Calspan is investing in a new steering infrastructure for its flat-track tire testing machine. Calspan’s tire testing machine is already the world’s most capable, with higher load capacity, higher possible speeds, and better data acquisition capabilities. As automotive technologies continue to evolve, the need for upgrades . . .
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Adding another aircraft to an ever-growing fleet allows Calspan to better address the needs of an evolving customer base. Multi-point data collection creates incredible detail Buffalo, New York – October 31, 2017 – Calspan is pleased to announce the acquisition, modification, and certification of a long-range fixed-wing unmanned aircraft for the purposes of aerial surveying, LIDAR mapping, and 3D photography. . . .
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Booth 817 Calspan is excited to be attending MILCOM 2017 as an exhibitor. MILCOM is a conference for global military communications professionals, giving industry leaders the opportunity to hear and understand the requirements, pace of change and state of play in a variety of C4ISR markets serving the military, federal agencies and multinational entities. The MILCOM 2017 theme is Military . . .
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Calspan and MESSRING partner to provide automotive test solutions Coming together to fulfill the growing North American demand for crash test services and equipment Buffalo, New York – On September 26, 2017, Calspan and MESSRING announce that a partnership agreement has been established between both companies. This partnership fulfills a growing market need for automotive crash test services and the . . .
VISTA F16 Calspan
Niagara Falls, New York – July 11, 2017 – Calspan is pleased to announce the award of a 5-year contract worth more than $20 million by the United States Air Force. Calspan will provide services that include support for the Variable Stability In-Flight simulator and Test Aircraft (VISTA) for the United States Air Force Test Pilot School (USAF TPS) at Edwards Air Force . . .
Security barrier crash testing
Calspan has become certified to test for IWA-14 and PAS68, creating the ability for domestic companies to test locally and sell barriers overseas. Calspan is pleased to announce the recent certification of its crash barrier testing facility for PAS68 and IWA-14 standards. Primarily used in European markets, the PAS68 was developed by the British Standards Institute. The IWA-14 was created . . .
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Calspan Aerospace has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of carrying and operating a U.S. Navy Aerial Refueling Store (ARS) on our company-owned Gulfstream G-III Airborne Testbed. Share This:
Calspan Flight Testbed
June 28, 2016 | Buffalo, New York – Calspan Aerospace has successfully completed a flight test program to demonstrate the feasibility of carrying and operating a U.S. Navy Aerial Refueling Store (ARS) on their company-owned Gulfstream G-III Airborne Testbed. The ARS is typically carried by U.S. Navy F/A-18’s to refuel other aircraft. Share This:
GIII Testbed
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 Share This:
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TESTING FLY-BY-WIRE INNOVATIONS FOR FUTURE BIZJETS The Tacit Clear Test Management Project (TMP) is a Test Pilot School student-led test of a brand new fly-by-wire flight control system. The student team is comprised of two pilots and three flight test engineers, from the USAF and the Italian Air Force. The Test Management Project is the largest single project completed by . . .