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Fixed Wing Performance Flight Tests – ONLINE

Fixed Wing
70 Lecture Hours

This course provides an overview of fixed wing aircraft performance flight tests referring to both propeller and jet engine aircraft. The main performance subjects are covered including take-off and landing performance, climb, descent, cruise and maneuvering flight. The course includes a mixture of theoretical lectures and tutorials/workshops where students create performance models. Instruction focuses on flight test methods, test planning, data acquisition and analysis. Participants are also introduced to civil specification for fixed aircraft (CS23/25), military specifications and methods of demonstrating compliance when testing a new or modified aircraft.

Topics:

  • Introduction to Flight Test
  • Gas Properties and International Standard Atmosphere (ISA)
  • Air Data and Pressure Error Correction
  • Thrust and Drag Equations
  • Stall Speed
  • Take-off and Landing Performance
  • Range and Endurance
  • Climb and Descent Performance
  • Manoeuvre Performance

Start date:        Pre-recorded lectures on-demand
Duration:         70 hours – optional on-site flying week(s) available on demand at extra cost

Note: Price in USD. If you are based in Canada, please contact us for pricing including HST

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