Testing

USAF receives Lockheed Martin laser weapon for AC-130J gunship

USAF to test high energy laser for their AC-130J heavy gunship....


Airbus Helicopters tests new engine backup system

Airbus Helicopters is testing a new engine backup system and aims to develop hybridized propulsion system for helicopters....


Made-in-India civil aircraft completes preliminary tests

HAL's Hindustan 228 aircraft successfully completed its initial tests on August 15, 2021....


CRAIC CR929 models undergo wingtip design tests

 The models of the CRAIC CR929 jet have undergone wind tunnel testing focused on the specific winglet design....


Good-boy: COVID-19 sniffing dogs offer hope for airports

A pilot project in Helsinki, Finland, has proof that sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus as accurately as PCR tests. This cheaper and faster way of testing could be implemented in the airports....


How planes are tested

The jets have to undergo several rigorous tests before airlines can buy them. This is one of the reasons why air travel is considered one of the safest types of transportation. We decided to reveal wh...


Lufthansa to resume JFK flights, offers PCR Corona testing

The Lufthansa Group announced on August 27 to be continuing its five weekly flights to New York (JFK) from Frankfurt (Germany), offering PCR corona tests to arrivals at the Frankfurt Airport....


SAKOR Provides System for Testing of Aircraft Starter/Generators

AccuDyne™ AC Dynamometer system enables testing in both starter and generator modesSAKOR Technologies Inc., a recognized leader in the area of high-performance dynamometer systems, announces that it...


Virgin Australia completes major biojet trial at Brisbane airport

 With the completion of a major biofuel trial at Brisbane Airport (BNE), Virgin Australia and its partners just became the first to supply renewable jet fuel into a commercial airport infrastructure in the country....


Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens working on electric plane

Soon the electricity-powered vehicles might involve not only cars or bikes but the planes too. Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens formed a collaboration to create a hybrid-electric driven commercial aircraft....