Our History in Providing Independent Engineering Services - 1990s

1991

V2V Safety

V2V Safety

Calspan begins performing car-to-car offset testing with both vehicles in motion.

Second Learjet

Second Learjet

The second variable stability Learjet (N102VS) becomes operational.

1993

Digital Model

Digital Model

Calspan develops and builds a digital model-following variable control feel system for the front cockpit of the VISTA F-16 and for the VAAC Harrier research aircraft.

1997

Merger

Merger

Calspan-SRL Merges with Veda International, Inc. of Alexandria, Va. and a year later becomes Veridian Corporation.

Wind Tunnel Contract

Wind Tunnel Contract

The Company wins a major transonic wind tunnel contract for Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) testing.

1998

Olympics

Olympics

US Olympic skiers receive training at Calspan’s low speed wind tunnel. Picabo Street wins a gold medal in super giant slalom at Nagano, Japan.

1999

UPRT

UPRT

The Company develops the only airborne simulation-based upset recovery training program to help reduce the leading cause of commercial airline accidents.

New CTS

New CTS

A new captive trajectory simulation (CTS) system becomes operational for weapons integration testing in the transonic wind tunnel.

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