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ASTM2565
The rollout of ASTM2656f-17 is not set to a date yet; however, the changes that are being proposed will alter the test methodology enough that new procedures will have to be developed by testing agencies. New regulations may be in place as soon as . . .
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Tour de THOR! THOR stands for Test Device for Human Occupational Restraint. This crash test dummy is one of the world’s most advanced anthropomorphic test devices (ATD) and has a new home at Calspan. Calspan is an independent, automotive crash test facility located in . . .
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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.
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 . . .
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
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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 . . .
VISTA
Calspan Corp. was awarded a two-year, $6.2M contract for continued maintenance and operation of the Air Force’s Vista F-16 aircraft. Calspan has been involved with the VISTA/NF-16D since its inception in the 1980’s. The VISTA/NF-16D aircraft provides a flight research testbed with in-flight simulation . . .
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David Bertola Buffalo Business First Reporter –Business First Calspan has been awarded a five-year, $40 million contract through the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct automobile crash research. Under the contract, the company will operate the National Automotive Sampling System (NASS) Zone Center 1 . . .