Lessons learned from the fatal April 2, 2011, crash of a Gulfstream G650 test aircraft in Roswell, N.M., could bolster safety for airframers and flight test departments globally if recommendations handed down today by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are adopted. Along with determining a probable cause for the accident, which killed two test pilots and two flight test engineers, the safety board issued 10 recommendations, many of which called for the dissemination of ...


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