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Below is a list of papers that were presented at the annual symposiums held by SFTE European Chapter.
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Hurry, Worry and What-not: Minimising the Risks
Flight Vibration Testing - We Always Did It This Way
Building Your Defenses Against Murphy’s Law
How Murphy Stroke a Test Pilot in Private and on Duty: A Case Study
Stall Testing on a Transport Category Airplane
Flight Testing of the Grob 120 TP
Flight Testing the Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) Hose and Drogue AAR Systems: Challenges, Successes and Lessons Learnt
Barracuda Flight Test Campaign 2012
The Missing Link: How to Optimize Pressure Calibration Using the Tower Flyby Method
Evaluation of an Electro-magnetic Seeker Using a Hybrid Simulation and an Instrumented Test Bed Helicopter.
One of Airbus Military Ways of Defeating Murphy´s Law in Military Systems Flight Testing (MSFT)
Flight Test Preparations of the Ground Collition Avoidence System (GCAS) on the Saab Gripen Fighter
Do you like Toulouse or: How to make optical wing deformation measurements happen on large transport aircraft
The Empire Test Pilots’ School from Founding Principles to Future Direction: 70 Years of Flight Test Training
Murphy’s Law Squared - Flight Testing of Automated Closely Spaced Parallel Approaches
"El Arenosillo" Test Range: Learnt Lessons from flight test for armament integration targets to UAVs tests
Engine Ingestion as a Result of Cross Wind During Take-offs from Water Contaminated Runways
Flight Testing in a University Environment – Challenges & Lessons Learned
UAS flight operations in research: Beating Murphy, satisfying scientists
Using Photogrammetry to Determine the Position of a Fixed-wing Mini-UAV in Flight
Data Gathering for Gyroplane Flight Dynamics and Simulation Research