NASA Completes Super Hornet Tests Written 1 November 2022


Two U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets fly a combat patrol over Afghanistan in 2008. | Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon; U.S. Air Force; Wikipedia; public domain

ExecutiveGov reports, “NASA Armstrong Research Center has completed complex loads of calibration tests on an F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft from the U.S. Navy at its Flight Loads Laboratory in Edwards, California.” The testing dealt with the aircraft’s vertical tails, and test engineers activated 84 hydraulic actuators in a total of 87 load cases.
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