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In early 2019, James Fink of Buffalo Business First toured Calspan’s Corporate Headquarters in Buffalo, NY. Here is what he had to say in an article published on February 15, 2019 in Buffalo Business First Journal.   By James Fink Buffalo Business First Reporter . . .
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Crash Test expert, Gerald Goupil explains about the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Test Verification Program. With so many vehicle models on the market, each being refined or refreshed each year, it’s nearly impossible for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to test . . .
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Calspan Force Measurement Systems (FMS) recently developed three new balance/model positioning systems for use in two test sections of a new wind tunnel. A model positioning system provides a mechanism to easily and accurately change the attitude of a model in a wind tunnel. . . .
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A wrap up from SciTech 2019 Calspan had a significant presence at the 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum January 7-11, 2019. Representation from Calspan’s 8ft. by 8ft. Transonic Wind Tunnel, Force Measurement Systems group and our Wind Tunnel Test Equipment development team could be found at . . .
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Niagara Falls, NY – January 10, 2019 – Calspan Corporation is pleased to announce that the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California has awarded a contract to design and manufacture a flow rake for their F-15 test aircraft. This flow rake is a . . .
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As old man winter settles in, we find ourselves looking for activities to get us through the low temperatures and white fluffy snow on the ground. To make the most of the long, cold winter months many make their way toward the mountain tops . . .
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Booth 423 Calspan will be exhibiting at the 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum. For three days, the Calspan aerospace team will be available to collaborate with interested parties to help shape the future of aerospace, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Convention Center in San Diego. . . .
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Congratulations to the entire team at Calspan for being named 2018 ‘Crash Test Facility of the Year’ by Automotive Testing Technology International magazine. Locally owned by John Yurtchuk and Louis Knotts since 2005, Calspan Corporation is pleased to announce its newest addition to the . . .
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Newport News, VA – November 7, 2018 – Calspan Systems Corporation in Newport News, Virginia has been awarded a $6 million contract from Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. to upgrade the US Army’s Helicopter Blade Balance Stand located at the Naval Air Station in Corpus . . .
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Reliance Consolidated Models V and Force Measurement Support Services. Newport News, VA – October 5, 2018 – NASA Langley Research Center has awarded Calspan Systems Corporation in Newport News, Virginia, the Reliance Consolidated Models V (RECOM V) and Force Measurement Support Services (FMSS) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity . . .