Flight Test Support

CPA has supported flight testing for decades with strategic planning, personnel, equipment, and facilities.

Strategic Planning:

CPA can improve testing efficiencies through logistical support, coordination, local knowledge, and business relationships. Whether a device needs to be developed or modified , or specialty equipment needs to be installed, CPA has the resources to accommodate those special requests.

Personnel:

CPA employs may types of personnel ranging in expertise from office staff, line service, maintenance, CDL-licensed drivers, professional pilots, flight instructors, and more. In addition to the full-time staff, CPA can provide extra staffing to meet a specific need.

Equipment:

View CPA’s list of equipment under the Specialized Equipment tab for a more detailed list of equipment available for use, lease, and/or purchase.

  • Pushback tugs,
  • Cargo tugs,
  • Forklifts,
  • Manlifts,
  • Jacks,
  • Towbars,
  • Crew stairs,
  • Ground power units,
  • Fuel trucks and tanks,
  • Deice and anti-ice units,
  • And many more…

Facilities:

  • Heated and unheated hangars,
  • Large ramp space,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Crew lounge,
  • Private WiFi,
  • Mobile office/crew trailer,
  • And more.
Water ingestion testing.
Boeing 747 brake test.
CPA’s mobile office/crew trailer – supporting a flight test at the runway’s edge.
Testing new brake system components for the Boeing 747.
Custom ballast build up.

Examples of flight testing previously supported by CPA:

  • New aircraft,
  • Engine modifications,
  • Component upgrades,
  • Hot fuel,
  • Water ingestion and wet runway performance,
  • Heavy jet modifications,
  • And more.

Contact CPA to coordinate flight testing service requirements.