8th Annual Flight Test Seminar

12-13 December, 2019
International Test Pilots School
London, Ontario, Canada

Keynote Speaker

Giuseppe Afruni

Chief Test Pilot and Head of Flight Test of Leonardo Helicopters

Technical Presentations

Andreas Artono

Transport Canada
TCCA Flight Test activities

John Turner

ITPS
1. Helmet Mounted Display Testing in Combat Aircraft
2. Direct Voice Input Controls Testing in Combat Aircraft

Gökhan Virlan, Ilker Uysal
Turkish Aerospace
T625 Gökbey Helicopter Flight Test Update

Don Grove
Bell
V-280 Valor: Highly Successful Results from a High-Performance Team

Dr. Panos Vitsas
ITPS
Flight Testing Stealth - Guidelines for Radar Cross Section (RCS) testing

Terry Lutz
Crosswind Testing of Transport Aircraft

Dan Canin
Lockheed Martin
F-35 High Angle of Attack Flight Control Development and Flight Test Results

David Mitchell
ITPS
Defining Pilot Gain

Maurice Girard
Bombardier
High Speed – High Risk Flight Testing: A 25 Year Perspective and Lessons Learned.

Claude Lelaie
Airbus (Ret.)
Flight Displays on Large Aircraft

Lars Peter

Amazilia Aerospace
Giorgio Clementi

ITPS
5STA and ACE, tools for 5th gen. fighter test pilot training

Jean-Philippe Cotett
Airbus
Beluga XL Development Flight Tests Campaign

PROCEEDINGS

Thursday 12 December 2019


0800: Continental breakfast at ITPS


Session 1 Welcome Fred Hauviller, MC
0830: Welcome and Introduction Giorgio Clementi ITPS President,
0900: Daniel Canin, LMCO, "F-35 High Angle of Attack Flight Control Development and Flight Test Results"
0940: Jason Randall, Chief of Flight Test, Transport Canada:TCCA Flight Test activities.
1020: Coffee break


Session 2
1040: John Turner, ITPS, "Fighter aircraft cockpit evaluation considerations"
1120: Jean-Philippe Cotett, Airbus, "Beluga XL development Flight Tests campaign"
1200: Don Grove, Bell Flight:Bell V-280 Valor: Highly Successful Results from a High-Performance Team
1240: Finger lunch, visit school, aircraft, facilities


Session 3
1400: Dr Panos Vitsas, ITPS: A Review of F-35 Performance Requirements Verification
1440: Terry Lutz - Crosswind Testing of Transport Aircraft 1510: David Mitchell, ITPS - Defining Pilot Gain
1540: John Turner, ITPS: Direct Voice Input controls testing in combat aircraft.
1610 -1630: closing discussions, first day wrap-up


18:30 - Social evening at Crabby Joe's Bar and Grill, 276 Dundas St, London, ON N6B 1T6

Friday 13 December 2019
 

0800: Continental breakfast at ITPS


Session 1 Welcome Adam Lowes, MC
0830: Giuseppe Afruni, CTP Leonardo Helicopters:
0900: Maurice Girard, Bombardier - High Speed – HighRisk Flight Testing: A 25 Year Perspective and Lessons Learned.
0950: Leandro Bigarella, Lilium - Testing an eVTOL aircraft: new approaches and challenges
1030: Coffee break


Session 2
1050: Gökhan Virlan (Experimental Test Pilot) and Ilker Uysal (Experimental Flight Test Engineer),Turkish Aerospace. “T625 Gökbey Helicopter Flight Test Update”
1130: Claude Lelaie, Airbus (Ret.) - Flight Displays on large aircraft
1210: Ricardo Traven, Boeing. "Rigging Highly Augmented Aircraft"
1250: Lunch – Finger lunch, visit school, aircraft, facilities


Session 3
1410: James Sergeant, LMCO - Lockheed Martin X-59 QueSST project update.
1450: Giorgio Clementi, ITPS, Lars Peter, Amazilia Aerospace: 5STA and ACE, tools for 5th gen. fighter test pilot training
1520: Dr Panos Vitsas, ITPS: Flight Testing Stealth - Guidelines for Radar Cross Section (RCS) testing,
1550- 1620: Closing discussions, seminar wrap-up

Friday evening 13 December 2019 ITPS will host the Graduation Dinner at the

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

300 King Street, London, Ontario, N6B 1S2, Canada

TEL: +1-519-439-1661


Drinks at 7:00 to 7:30 pm and dinner served at 7:30 pm.

Dress - black tie or business suit or military Mess dress.

All seminar presenters are invited, other guests by

individual invitation only

Other attending organizations include:


AIRBUS – CIVIL AIRCRAF TOULOUSE, FRANCE
AIRBUS – MILITARY AIRCRAFT SEVILLE, SPAIN
AGENCY FOR DEFENCE DEVELOPMENT, SOUTH KOREA
ARDU - AIRCRAFT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT, RAAF
BELL FLIGHT
BOMBARDIER FTC, WICHITA, KANSAS, USA
DUTCH AEROSPACE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT (NLR)
GERMAN AEROSPACE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT (DLR)
ITALIAN AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTRE (RSV)
KOREAN AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES
LILIUM, GERMANY
LOCKHEED MARTIN – USA
LEONARDO HELICOPTERS - ITALY
52ND TEST AND EVALUATION UNIT, REPUBLIC OF KOREA AIR FORCE
SOCIETY OF EXPERIMENTAL TEST PILOTS
SOCIETY OF FLIGHT TEST ENGINEERS
TURKISH AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES
TRANSPORT CANADA NATIONAL AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION OFFICE