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Fighter Center of Excellence

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  • Aerodynamics: drag, pressure distribution and aerodynamic loads
  • Aircraft handling qualities: stability derivatives, stall, directional vertical and lateral control
  • Aircraft performance: range, endurance, landing and takeoff
  • Simulation: systems, aircraft dynamics and stores separation
  • Loads: flight loads (maneuver and gust), control surface and ground loads
  • Dynamics: vibration, buffeting and flutter


  • Wind tunnel test: aerodynamic loads of overall aircraft, aircraft components or store separation in subsonic or transonic regimes
  • Ground vibration test: component testing either tap testing or vibration/shaker test
  • Static load test: test aircraft components, structural provisions or suspension equipment
  • Flight test: store separation, handling qualities, aircraft performance, vibration, flutter and aeroservoelasticity


  • CF-18 Hornets
  • CC-130 Hercules
  • CP-140 Aurora
  • CT-114 Tutor 
  • Bombardier Challenger
  • Boeing 747

Featured News

WESCAM UAV editorial

Editorial | 11. 13. 2023

Evolving Remote Pilot Imaging Capabilities

From Humble Beginnings To A Capable Future - At the end of his life in 1896, Alfred Nobel, engineer, inventor and benefactor of the Nobel Prize, had a compelling idea for “An Improved Mode of Obtaining Photographic Maps and Earth or Ground Measurements” using a photographic camera carried by a “…balloon, rocket or missile.” Nobel unfortunately never lived to see a practical application of his idea, but his plans laid the groundwork on which other inventors made tremendous progress.

WESCAM UAV editorial

Editorial | 11. 13. 2023

Evolving Remote Pilot Imaging Capabilities


Editorial | 10. 18. 2023

Supporting the Republic of Korea with Next-Level EO/IR Sensor System Production

WESCAM MX™-15D, Airborne Targeting and Designating

Editorial | 10. 17. 2023

L3Harris to Provide Surveillance and Targeting Systems for New Republic of Korea Attack Helicopter

Soldiers examine modular set ups of the WESCAM MX-GCS Mk

Editorial | 10. 09. 2023

L3Harris Demonstrates Enhanced Sight Capabilities in Low Visibility Environments

L3Harris Supports the 2023 North American Indigenous Games

Editorial | 10. 05. 2023

L3Harris Supports the 2023 North American Indigenous Games

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