10 September 2024 - 11 September 2024, Hall 7, MEETT, Toulouse, France

Behind the scenes at Airbus flight test (1)

19 September 2023 10:40 - 11:10

You're probably familiar with the "Top Gun" style photos of Airbus flight test crews in orange flight suits whenever a new aircraft type takes to the skies. But what's going on during the flight? Who is on board and what are their career paths? What test equipment are they using? And do they really wear orange flight suits all the time? Airbus Lead Flight Test Engineer Jim Fawcett will be on hand to answer all these questions and more, using examples of recent flight test campaigns.