flying test bed


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flying test bed

flying test bed
Transport aircraft acting as flying test bed for a fighter radar.
flying test bed
A flying test bed for an engine under development.
An aircraft, rocket, or other flying vehicle used to carry objects or devices being flight tested.
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Testing during 2008 will include flight tests on GE's flying test bed.
Next year will be a busy year for the GE9X program with the start of certification testing and flight testing on GE Aviation's flying test bed.
The PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft flew on Pratt & Whitney's Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.
In 2011, the engine will make its maiden flight on a flying test bed, followed by airworthiness certification and first flight on the A350 XWB in 2012.
The Trent 1000 TEN has already powered tests on the Rolls-Royce Flying Test Bed aircraft, a Boeing 747, at Tucson, Arizona, US, which began in March, and is scheduled to start powering a Boeing 787 on test flights later this year.
In June, the PW1200G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet successfully completed its first flight test program, logging 23 flights and 127 hours using a specially designed stub wing on Pratt & Whitney's 747SP flying test bed.
The Trent 1000 took to the air for the first time last month on the Rolls-Royce flying test bed, a converted Boeing 747.
The higher-thrust version of the engine, the Trent XWB-97 which powers the Airbus A350-1000, flew for the first time on a flying test bed last November and will enter service in 2017.
A PW1524G flight test engine was recently delivered to Pratt & Whitney Canada 's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec (Canada ) for mounting on the company's flying test bed to begin a second flight test campaign by year end.
The 737 aircraft, also known as the "CAT-Bird," is a flying test bed that replicates the F-35 avionics suite.
The PW1900G engine model, which was assembled at Pratt & Whitney s Middletown Engine Center in Connecticut, flew on Pratt & Whitney s 747SP flying test bed at the company s Mirabel Flight Test Center, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.
The PW1217G engine designed for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft flew on a specially designed stub wing aboard Pratt & Whitney's Boeing 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.