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Fixed Wing Performance Flight Tests – ONLINE

Fixed Wing
40+ Lecture Hour(s)

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.


  • 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:         40+ 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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