Tag: taxi tests

Scaled Composites Taxis World’s Largest Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute This past weekend, the Scaled test team successfully executed a low speed taxi test of the Stratolaunch aircraft. During this initial taxi test, the aircraft moved down the runway under its own power for the first time. These first test points have demonstrated the fundamental ability to control the aircraft speed and direction on the […]

First MC-21-300 Flying Prototype In Taxi Trials

Reading Time: 1 minute The first flying prototype of Russia’s Irkut MC-21-300 single-aisle airliner has completed the first low-speed taxi trial in the run-up to the maiden flight. The tests are being conducted at Irkut Corporation’s Irkutsk Aviation Plant flight testing facility. Preparations for the first flight are on schedule, the company says. Ground checks are being run on […]