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Old 04-01-2005, 12:25 PM
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If you are looking for sources of information on flight testing, I have assembled a collection of links. It has links to many basic references, flight test plans that other builders have used, info on pitot-static system calibrations, determining TAS from GPS data, etc, etc.

Kevin Horton's Flight Test Links

FAA AC 90-89A, Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook has a wealth of good info, and should be read by everyone before the test planning starts.

If anyone knows of good flight test info that isn't in my collection of links, please let me know. Either add a reply here, or e-mail me by clicking on my name at the top of this thread.
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Old 12-30-2006, 07:36 PM
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I would love to let you know I do test flying and transition training for most experimentals. I work for Compair and teach there turbine planes all over the country. I have taught and test flown many, to name a few, RVs, Lancairs, GlasairIIIs, cozy, long e z, pitts, mustang II, thorp 18, compairs all models and smaller ones like the Kitfoxes. I would like to advertise on your site if that is ok, it is easy for me to get insured in most anything. Ron Miller
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:25 AM
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I have just bought an RV6 for Africa and packed it in a container for shipping. I need the transition training. Can anybody help? I am in Central California now but could go anywhere to train.

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Old 06-14-2008, 09:47 AM
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FAA AC 90-89A, Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook has a wealth of good info, and should be read by everyone before the test planning starts.
Actually this is REQUIRED per you operating limitations.
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Old 06-14-2008, 01:15 PM
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Way to go Kevin....an excellent contribution.
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FAA AC 90-89A, Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook has a wealth of good info, and should be read by everyone before the test planning starts.
That link doesn't work anymore. try this one.

http://www.faa.gov/regulations_polic...a/ac90-89a.pdf

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Old 08-20-2015, 05:35 AM
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AC90-89B is the current edition, is it not?

http://www.faa.gov/documentlibrary/m.../ac_90-89b.pdf
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If you are looking for sources of information on flight testing, I have assembled a collection of links. It has links to many basic references, flight test plans that other builders have used, info on pitot-static system calibrations, determining TAS from GPS data, etc, etc.

Kevin Horton's Flight Test Links

FAA AC 90-89A, Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook has a wealth of good info, and should be read by everyone before the test planning starts.

If anyone knows of good flight test info that isn't in my collection of links, please let me know. Either add a reply here, or e-mail me by clicking on my name at the top of this thread.
Hi Kevin,

What equation did you use for glide ratio?

thanks!
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