56th Symposium Paper Abstracts

 

56th Symposium & Banquet Information

The Grand Californian Hotel
Anaheim, CA

26-29 September 2012

Session 1 - Thursday 27 September 2012

SEEING GREEN: AH-64D THERMAL NIGHT VISION SENSOR RESOLUTION FLIGHT TESTING  - CW4 PAUL STEELE, USA (M)

SOFIA FLYING THE TELESCOPE - TROY ASHER (M), NASA DFRC, STEPHEN CUMMING, NASA DFRC

WHEN OLD SCHOOL IS COOL: STRIVING FOR ACCURATE AND EFFICIENT SAFE SEPARATION TESTING IN THE F/A-18 -  LCDR JOSHUA FILBEY, USN (M)

INTEGRATED TESTING EFFICIENCIES: REAL OR IMAGINARY? A CASE STUDY FROM THE F/A-18 COMMUNITY 
CAPT BRETT PIERSON, USN (M), CDR A.J. MCFARLAND, USN (M)

USING MANNED SURROGATES IN THE TESTING OF UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES -  ROY MARTIN (F), NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Session II - Thursday 27 September 2012

HOW TO DESTROY A PERFECTLY GOOD FIGHTER - STEVE RAINEY (AF), BOEING

F-35B INITIAL SHIP TRIALS - MAJ RICHARD RUSNOK, USMC (M), PETER WILSON, BAE SYSTEMS

EFFECTIVE TEST AND CALIBRATION OF A TRAILING CONE SYSTEM ON THE ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH AIRCRAFT HALO
DR. ANDREAS GIEZ, GERMAN AEROSPACE CENTER, DR. MARTIN ZÖGER, GERMAN AEROSPACE CENTER

DEVELOPMENT OF A FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION FOR CIVIL CERTIFICATION ICING FLIGHT TESTING
GREG LEWIS (F), NATIONAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL

FLIGHT TESTING AESA RADARS: LESSONS FROM THE F-15C AND F-15E - MAJ TIM SPAULDING, USAF (AM), CAPT JAMES PATE, USAF

SAFETY, EFFICACY, AND EFFICIENCY: DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS IN FLIGHT TEST - LT COL AARON TUCKER, USAF (M)

Session III - Friday 28 September 2012

CV-22 ENGINE INLET & SCROLL TIME ON WING IMPROVEMENT TEST - LT COL DON GROVE, USAF, MAJ GARRETT KNOWLAN, USAF

P-8A POSEIDON ENVELOPE EXPANSION TESTING - LCDR SHANNON HOOVER, USN (M), LT MATT SWARTZWELDER, USN (M)

ENVELOPE EXPANSION DIVES: REFINING BUILD-UP TECHNIQUES - AARON TOBIAS (M), CESSNA, MAURICE GIRARD (AF), CESSNA

LESSONS LEARNED IN COMBINED DEVELOPMENTAL AND OPERATIONAL TEST: TEN YEARS OF F-15 TESTING BY THE OFP CTF
LT COL DAVID WRIGHT, USAF (M), LT COL RICH SUMNER, USAF

GOOD LIGHT-OFF - AIRSTART TESTING IN THE F-35B - LT COL MATT KELLY, USMC (AF)

EUSTRESS AND DISTRESS IN PILOTS - LOUISE CULLINAN, ALPA

Session IV - Friday 28 September 2012

CLOSING THE DEGRADED VISIBILITY ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONS GAP WHILE SOLVING THE CFIT, BROWNOUT/WHITEOUT, AND WIRE STRIKE ACCIDENT CHAIN - TODD DELLERT, DAC, JACK CROSS, SIERRA NEVADA CORP. PAT GARMAN (AF), SIERRA NEVADA CORP.

INNOVATION IS AS INNOVATION DOES -  LELAND SHANLE (M), BROKEN WING LLC, DAVID KENNEDY (M), BROKEN WING LLC,
WILLIAM WARLICK (M), BROKEN WING LLC

REIMAGINING VALUE -  LT COL SCOTT HERITSCH, USAF (M), TOM HILL (M)

RISK MITIGATION IN LARGE COMMERCIAL HELICOPTERS. THE CASE FOR LIMITED EXPOSURE TO ENGINE FAILURE - RON DOEPPNER (AF), SIKORSKY

LESSONS LEARNED FROM FLIGHT TEST PILOTS - DR. DIETER REISINGER (M), AUSTRIAN AIRLINES

Session V - Saturday 29 September 2012
(This session is open to spouses and guests)

Birds, Dinosaurs, and Aircraft: How the Past Informs Us About the Future - Dr Ken Dial Ph. D., University of Montana Flight Laboratory

56th Symposium & Banquet Program and Information

56th Symposium & Banquet Information

The Grand Californian Hotel
Anaheim, CA

26-29 September 2012

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Ms. Elizabeth Lowry will be attending the SETP annual symposium to gather information for her pending book on the history of US sub-orbital flights.This book is being coordinated with the SETP Foundation and will cover flights from the X-2 to Spaceship 2 including the NF-104, X-15, high altitude balloons and initial Mercury launches. SETP members with experience in any of these flights above 100,000 feet are invited to talk to Elizabeth during the SETP Annual Symposium to aide in her research. Interviews can be scheduled at member's convenience throughout the symposium by calling 240-925-5683 or visiting the SETP registration desk.

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