Calspan Company News

GIII Flight Testing
In recent years, in-flight connectivity has become an expectation for passengers across many airlines. When amenities become a standard, they are missed in their absence more so than they are appreciated in their presence. The quality of in-flight connectivity can sway travelers’ choice of . . .
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Buffalo, N.Y. – February 24, 2020 Calspan Corporation has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School (USAF TPS) at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  The USAF TPS is where the Air Force’s top pilots, navigators, and engineers are . . .
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You’ve got a 4-star safety rating, now what? If your vehicle did not achieve the NHTSA NCAP Star Safety Rating that you had hoped, the NHTSA’s “Optional” New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) might be right for you. What it is: In 1987, the National . . .
Flutter Exciters
All Weather Exciter DO-160G icing tests For flight test operators working against the clock to clear a flight envelope, an All Weather Flutter Exciter offers extra flexibility when facing rain, light clouds, or other ill-timed weather.  Calspan has released a new line of All . . .
SAE Gov't Industry
Visit us at Booth #8! Buffalo, N.Y. – January 20, 2020 Calspan will be exhibiting at the 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting which will be held in Washington D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center January 22-24, 2020. Attending this annual event is part . . .
Transonic Wind Tunnel
Plan Supports Expanding Market Needs Buffalo, N.Y. – January 6, 2020 Calspan has announced a plan to invest over $6 million into its Transonic Wind Tunnel. As the only independently owned and privately held transonic wind tunnel in North America, the planned capital investments . . .
Networking At The Booth
  For three days, the Calspan aerospace team will be available to collaborate with the industry to help shape the future of aerospace at the 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum, January 6-10, 2020 in Orlando, FL. Calspan’s experts will be sharing information about our turnkey . . .
2019 Crash Test of the Year Award
Automotive Testing Technology International magazine (ATTI), for a second year in a row, has awarded Calspan’s Vehicle Crash Test Facility “Crash Test Facility of the Year.” This award is an international honor determined by an independent jury based on subjective performance as well as . . .
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Buffalo, N.Y. – December 3, 2019 John Yurtchuk, chairman and an owner of Calspan, has been appointed to the board of directors for the National Trust for the Humanities, a charitable organization that supports the prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The trust . . .
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Calspan continues to make strategic capital investments to support strong growth, rising customer demands, and evolving safety standards. After developing and opening a state-of-the-art Vehicle Crash Test Laboratory in 2018, Calspan is investing another $5 million into its Transonic Wind Tunnel and Tire Research . . .