Definition of flight test in English:
A flight of an aircraft, rocket, or equipment to see how well it functions.
- The third development aircraft will enter the flight test programme in 2005.
- Like private pilots, sport pilots will also be required to pass a written exam and pass a practical flight test with an FAA examiner or designee.
- When it came time to flight test the aircraft most people said I should do it myself because that is what I had done in my previous life in the Navy.
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(flight-test) [with object] Test (an aircraft or rocket) by flying it: (as noun flight-testing) it was undergoing cold-weather flight-testing
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- Having flight-tested a long-range rocket over Japan in August 1998, North Korea has since agreed to a moratorium on further tests during the continuation of efforts to improve relations with the U.S.
- A little more than a year before, engineers from GASL, a New York company, had successfully flight-tested a scramjet-powered projectile at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.
- While they have not flight-tested long-range missiles they have continued research, development, and rocket engine testing.
Definition of flight test in:
- US English dictionary
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