TOP-7-4-020, TEST OPERATIONS PROCEDURE: FLIGHT TEST TECHNIQUES (01-JUL-2009)
TOP-7-4-020, TEST OPERATIONS PROCEDURE: FLIGHT TEST TECHNIQUES (01-JUL-2009)., This TOP provides an overarching compilation of flight test techniques used in the conduct of both fixed- and rotary-wing
aircraft. These techniques include procedures for conducting handling qualities and performance flight tests. Classical
flight test techniques are taught at the recognized test pilot schools. Many Flight Test Manuals are available to
document these tests and test techniques and are referenced in this TOP to provide a single source for currently
approved procedures within the Army flight test community. Additional tests and test procedures are included for those
tests not recognized as classical techniques.