Flight Testing Aircraft












The following current flight test schedules are available for printing. These schedules are subject to change at any time and without notice. Ensure that the current flight test schedule is used otherwise it may not be accepted. For this reason it is not advisable to save these document on your computer.




Flight Testing Forms

LAA/FT-NEW
New Builds, Major Modifications, LAA Transfer or Repair

LAA/FT-AVIONICS
Avionics

LAA/FT-FIXED PROP
Fixed and Ground Adjustable Propellers

LAA/FT-EIFA PROP
Electric In-Flight Adjustable Propellers

LAA/FT-HIFA PROP
Hydraulic In-Flight Adjustable Propellers

LAA/FT-AP
Auto-Pilot Installations

LAA/FT-AEROS
Aerobatics

LAA/CHKPLT
Check Pilot Application

LAA/FT-VG
Vortex Generator Flight Test Schedule

LAA/FT-ENG
Engine Modification or Re-build Flight Test Schedule




Useful downloadable information for pilots conducting flight testing:

TL1.19
Initial Test Flying of an LAA Aircraft


Pilot's self-briefing safety checklist for first flight of newly completed aircraft

TL2.06
The Annual Permit Renewal Flight Test


CAA Check Flight Handbook (CAP 1038)

TL 3.19
Auto-pilot Flight Test Guidance Notes

TL 3.22
Flight Test Reports

TL 3.23
Setting up constant speed propellers


Airspeed Indicator System Calibration Calculator


Climb-performance plotter


Example of an RV owner's test cards for flight testing his RV

 
Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing Handbook (FAA Technical Publication)





























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