26.10.2008
FLUG REVUE

2008-10-27 - Eurofighter testsFirst Tranche 2 Capability Enhancements in flight test

Neue Fähigkeiten für den Eurofighter<br /> Flight tests for the advanced capabilities covered by the Phase 1 Enhancement (P1E) programme for Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 2 weapon systems have commenced with the first flight of a Paveway IV on Instrumented Production Aircraft IPA2 at Alenia Aeronautica's facility in Turin, Italy. First phase aeromechanical integration tests (Flutter, Vibration) of this new 500lb precision guided store are to be conducted at Alenia Aeronautica.

Further trials will follow on IPA1 at BAE Systems and IPA4 at EADS CASA in configurations of up to six air-to-surface stores in order to prove the safe release of the new P1E weapons from the aircraft. This second flight test phase will also include the 1000lb dual mode precision guided EGBU-16 bomb. The test data gained in these trials will allow the air vehicle aspects of the P1E capability development to be progressed. IPA7 at EADS Deutschland will also join the P1E air vehicle trials in 2009 to prove handling qualities and carefree handling with the Paveway IV weapon.




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