AFD has extensive Test Activity experience.

AFD engineers have supported full-scale static and fatigue tests of both fixed wing and helicopter airframes.

AFD has compiled, checked and verified test specifications, test plans and test reports for all types of testing within the building block approach to qualification.

AFD has experienced structural CVEs that are competent in the role as a Test Witness to ensure that:

  • • Tests are carried out and accomplished in accordance with the Test Plan
  • • Deviations from the Test Plan are accepted and recorded
  • • The test article and test rig are correctly conformed

Bird Strike Tests

Lightning Strike Tests

Energy Impact Tests

Ballistic Impact Tests

Windscreen, Canopy & Ejection Seat Tests

Full Scale Static Tests

Full Scale Fatigue Tests

Component Level Static & Fatigue Tests

Design Detail Tests

Material Coupon Tests

Cabin Interior Monument Tests

Honeycomb Panel Insert Tests

Passenger Seat Static Tests

Passenger Seat Abuse Tests

Passenger Seat Dynamic Tests