Flight Test Engineering

Flight Test Engineering

AIRCRAFT

 

PIPER PA-32-260 Cherokee Six
• Six-place, single-engine, fixed landing gear
• Lycoming O-540-E4B5 engine
• Garmin G5
• Carry-on flight test data recorder
• Used in FTE 5701, FTE 5702 courses

  PIPER PA-28-161 Warrior
• Four-place, single-engine, fixed landing gear
• Lycoming O-320-D3G engine
• Garmin G5
• Carry-on flight test data recorder
• Used for flight research
• EXPERIMENTAL category 
  PIPER PA-31 Navajo Chieftain
• Eight-place, twin-engine, retractable landing gear
• Lycoming TIO-540 J2B engines
• Garmin G600 Display
• Garmin GTN 650/750 Navigation
• Garmin GDL 88 ADS-B Transponder
• Garmin GWX 70 Weather Radar
• Carry-on flight test data recorder
• Used for FTE 5703 course
 
  Robinson R44 II
• Four-place, single-engine, helicopter
• Lycoming IO-540 SER engine
• Used for FTE 5704 course 

 Hughes 369HS
• Four-place, single-engine, helicopter
• Allison 250-C20B engine
• Used for FTE 5704 course 

 

Pilot Training and Flight Research Support Fleet
• 4 Piper Seminoles (twin-engine, retractable gear)
• 10 Piper Archers G1000 (single-engine, fixed gear)
• 8 Piper Warriors Avidyne (single-engine, fixed gear)
• 8 Piper Warriors (single-engine, fixed gear)
• 1 Citabria (single-engine, fixed gear, aerobatic)