AffiliationAIRBUS Operations SAS
KeywordsGENETI(Generic Flight test installation)
PATM (Production Aircraft Test Manual)
CAM (Customer Acceptance Manual)
FTI (Flight Test Installation)
PATS(Production Aircraft Test System)
DATS (Development Aircraft Test System)
SA (Single Aisle)
LR (Long Range)
DD (Double Deck)
FTE(Flight Test Engineer)
FTES (Flight Test Engineer Station)
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AbstractThis paper describes new concepts of test mean and processes to perform flight test for all Airbus aircraft family. The FTI (Flight Test Installation) designed for A320, A340, A380 and A350 programs include acquisition system, recorder, data processing, visualisation, Flight Test Engineer Station and optional functionalities (video acquisition, DGPS, telemetry ...) In the past, these test means were specific for each test aircraft. Due to the large number of Aircraft development in parallel Airbus has designed and standardized new tests means for development and production aircraft. The first goal is to generate significant benefits regarding time and costs savings by simplifying installation and reusing all the test installations components. This paper shows the opportunities and challenges of these new concepts.
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