Our History in Providing Independent Engineering Services - 2010s

2010

Strategic Highway Research Program

Strategic Highway Research Program

Calspan begins to outfit up to 450 cars in WNY with cameras and data acquisition systems in support of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP-2) initiative

AIAA Historic Site

AIAA Historic Site

CAL/Calspan designated an AIAA Historic Site, Mr. Bill Milliken attends reception and a plaque was installed.

2011

Gulfstream III Acquired and Modified

Flight Research

Calspan acquires a G-III and began immediate modifications to prepare it to a carry a 2000 lb. centerline store, a cooling intake on top of the fuselage, and electrical power to support Northrop Grumman’s Next-Generation Jammer flight test program.

2013

Awarded Fixed Base Operator Contract at KIAG

Awarded Fixed Base Operator Contract at KIAG

Calspan bid and successfully won the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) contract from the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA). A new entity, Calspan Air Services, was created and will provide fueling and ground handling services for transient aircraft at Niagara Falls.

2014

Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work

Calspan listed as one of the Best Places to Work in Western New York

2016

Calspan Forms Calspan Systems Corporation

Calspan Forms Calspan Systems Corporation

Calspan acquires Triumph Aerospace Systems and forms Calspan Systems Corporation, a globally-recognized, industry-leading firm specializing in the engineering and manufacture of complex hardware and prototype systems for aerospace.

2018

New Crash Test Facility Opens

New Crash Test Facility Opens

Calspan opens new, state-of-the-art crash test facility, considered the most capable independent crash lab in North America and one of the best in the world.

2019

Crash Test Facility of the Year

Crash Test Facility of the Year

Calspan’s new crash test facility earns top recognition from Automotive Testing Technology International.