It was a month of new beginnings. Several familiar columns started new segment features, and several new columns were added.
Confessions of a Freelance Test Pilot
What is it like to run on a new trail? It’s analogous to exploring new scientific theories or a new part of the aircraft envelope. Click here if you want to start back at the beginning of the confessions category.
Flight Test Videos and References
Catch up on last year’s most popular videos and some new ones–F-16 departure or space shuttle approach/landing flight test that illustrate some unique flight test characteristics in this category.
Airplanes by Design
This month kicked off a new segment in the Airplanes by Design category, where we examine aircraft design characteristics alphabetically. January was the ABCs of aircraft wings, and similarly, February will be the ABCs of aircraft engines.
Analytical tools of mathematics and statistics (ATOMs) are fundamental to the purpose of this blog, and this month recounts a harrowing anecdote that illustrates the importance of these principles.
You Can Be a Test Pilot
A new column monthly answers questions about what it takes to launch your flight test career.
Monthly Review: Next