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<br /> THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF AEROSPACE TESTING, DESIGN & MANUFACTURING EXPO EUROPE<br /> VIRGIN GALACTIC<br /> Virgin Galactic's chief pilot, David<br /> Mackay, on the program's first<br /> powered flight and further testing<br /> SEPTEMBER 2013<br /> Smash<br /> grab&<br /> NASA Langley's latest<br /> helicopter crash test<br /> examines seat safety<br /> and the performance of<br /> lightweight composites<br /> DARPA TRANSFORMER SPACE UPDATE<br /> The latest ducted lift fan test efforts Exclusive updates from the<br /> in the race to realize a compact SNC Dream Chaser and Boeing<br /> vertical take-off and landing aircraft CST-100 programs for NASA<br /> EMC TESTING • EUROCOPTER X3 • PAUL BONHOMME • X-47B<br /> www.AerospaceTestingInternational.com<br /> How do you pass<br /> 74 000 hours?<br /> Maintenance.<br /> The record-holding shaker from Brüel & Kjær's LDS range is still going strong after exceeding 74 000 hour<a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=1"> THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF AEROSPACE TESTING, DESIG</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=2"> How do you pass 74 000 hours? 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The </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=3"> Contents 14 </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=4"> GAS TURBINE PRODUCT AND ACCESSORIES DYNATREN</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=5"> M aya Angelou, the American po</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=6"> Global briefing WORLD TEST UPDATE 6 7 </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=7"> 14 Global briefing 15 PILOTLESS AIRCRAFT Hin</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=8"> Fly By Wire . . . 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Your s</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=9"> Global briefing X-47B CARRIER LANDING SUCCE</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=10"> AD_UKIP_ati_8_13_200mmx132mmDBLC_V6.qxp:Layout 1</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=11"> Global briefing USAF SETS UP TEST UNIT FOR </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=12"> Global briefing TARANIS MOVES TO AUSTRALIA </a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=13"> Global briefing suggesting that BAE System</a> <a title="Aerospace Testing Technology International - September 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b1a5c13d?page=14"> Aerodynamics is a decisive factor. 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