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He was nearly court-martialed for looping the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during a test flight, but fortunately, his superiors intervened.

Last month, it attempted what was supposed to be a powered test flight to space.

After the successful test flight, Virgin Orbit is now open for business.

Virgin Galactic now says it will repeat that test flight, then fly another, and then it will finally be Branson’s turn.

FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson, a former military and airline pilot, operated a test flight in September and vouched for the reworked plane’s safety, saying he would put his family on it.

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The 2014 midterms were a test flight for the CounterPAC model.

Early this year a test flight proved that the fuel being used for the rocket would never meet that goal.

Virgin Atlantic was the first airline to conduct a commercial test flight using biofuels in early 2008.

The radio had been stripped out of the ship along with every other instrument not absolutely necessary to test flight.

It was held in an office ringed with mementoes of the epoch-making test flight of 2338.

Maybe he was just some pilot up on a test flight, but his sudden dash for the seclusion of the clouds didn't bear that out.

He felt as if the test flight itself was secondary to what the senator thought about it, what he would say in his progress report.

And in Number One the installations were complete and the ship's first test flight was scheduled for tomorrow morning.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to test flight, such as: drill, practice session, reading, recital, tryout, and workout.

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