Western Museum of Flight

Flight Test Day Camp at Western Museum of Flight

Address: Zamperini Field

Join the Western Museum of Flight for an introduction to becoming a test pilot. This immersive day will include:

  • Principles of Flight
  • Types and Characteristics of Aircraft
  • Aircraft Structures and Propulsion
  • Design Decision Criteria
  • Standard and Special Flight Procedures
  • Aircraft Performance Metrics • Effects of Flight on the Human Body
  • Role of Test Pilot in Aircraft Evaluation
  • Role of Test Pilot in Design and Development Decisions

Students will visit actual military aircraft housed on the tarmac at Zamperini Field and have access to a cockpit and instrumentation in the museum’s collection, and will have the opportunity to ask questions about any specific interests or ideas they may have.

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