Unified Approach to Post Flight Test Analysis White Paper

Post-test analysis in the flight test community tends to be a fragmented and project-specific endeavor. Engineers commonly spend enormous time and manpower building custom tools that satisfy the current project’s needs.  However, these tools are often not reusable by subsequent projects. If a set of common core requirements across many post-test projects can be established, it will be possible to engineer a generic, reusable tool. Such a tool can significantly reduce the time to conduct post-test data querying, analysis, and reporting. This white paper highlights these common requirements and suggests solutions that Curtiss-Wright has codified in a new software tool to meet the industry’s needs.