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<br /> Exclusive interview with the<br /> management team behind the<br /> McKinley Climatic Laboratory, one of<br /> the world's most fascinating test sites<br /> MARCH 2016<br /> Inside this issue<br /> // NASA VIPR<br /> Update on NASA's Vehicle<br /> Integrated Propulsion<br /> Research project, where an<br /> engine health monitoring<br /> system that measures the<br /> impact of volcanic ash<br /> is under test<br /> // MRJ LATEST<br /> Japan's MRJ finally<br /> celebrated its first test flight<br /> in November 2015. We talk<br /> with senior management<br /> about testing progress to<br /> date, delays and<br /> what's next<br /> // NDT INSIGHT<br /> Expert sources including<br /> the RAF's 71 Inspection and<br /> Repair Squadron share<br /> their NDT knowledge<br /> and explain how methods<br /> and technolo<a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=1"> Exclusive interview with the </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=2"> WORK SMARTER WITH ONLINE CALIBRATION DATA </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=3"> contents Global briefing 4 / World test update</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=4"> editor’s view / Inside edge As Eden di</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=5"> www.dspace.com The Univ</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=6"> global briefing WORLD test update /BOEING 737 </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=7"> global briefing / KC-46A INFLIGHT FUEL TRANSFER S</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=8"> global briefing F-35 fleet clocks 50,000 flying h</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=9"> global briefing For regular</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=10"> PAKlive</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=11"> global briefing How do </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing International - March 2016 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0e1281ac?page=12"> head to head Best of times, worst of times? 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