2017 Symposium Registration

The Henderson Beach Resort – Destin, Florida

October 30 – November 3, 2017


SFTE Symposium Disclosure:

The presentations given at this SFTE symposium are made in the spirit of sharing lessons learned and by their nature describe technical issues which may be program sensitive or could reflect negatively on an overall program. As such, SFTE requests that symposia attendees view presentations in this light, and do their utmost to protect the reputations of presenters and the organizations they represent.

SFTE requests that all symposia attendees handle presented information as background material and not as a corporate release. If you should wish to use this information in a story or any other form of presentation, you must first contact the presenters or appropriate corporate representatives to ensure that the presentation material can be viewed in the proper programmatic context. SFTE expressly forbids the use of this presented material in connection with any press release or article without the written consent of the authors.

In addition, audio or video recording of presentations by attendees is expressly prohibited.

Failure to comply with this disclosure agreement may result in your, and the organization you represent, exclusion from future SFTE symposiums.

Registering for the symposium acts as agreement with the above statement.


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TECHNICAL SESSIONS: Technical Sessions will begin on Tuesday, 31 October and conclude on Thursday, 2 November. Attire for the Technical Sessions is business attire or military blues (or equivalent, short-sleeved blues are acceptable). The technical presentations are listed below. Please note that this is a notional session ordering and is subject to change.

SESSION I – TUESDAY, 31 OCT – FLIGHT TEST TECHNIQUE (FTT) DEVELOPMENT

Auto land – Carothers

ADS-B Integration in Legacy Fighter Aircraft – Hopton

Attacking Limit Cycle Oscillation with a Game Plan – Cook

Limit Cycle Oscillation Risk Characterization Program – Garnand-Royo

SESSION II – TUESDAY, 31 OCT – DATA…AND WHAT TO DO WITH IT

2D & 3D Visualization of Flight Data for Enhanced Data Analysis and Pilot Training

Progress in the Migration of Flight Test Analysis Routines to Python – Bretz

An Evaluation Flight in the Jet Provost with a Flight Test Engineering Approach – Vitsas

The Evolution of Real-Time Data Monitoring Requirements – Maxwell

ROGER – Real-Time Over G Evaluation and Recommendation – Sheaks


SESSION III – WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV – PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Flight Testing of a Subscale Electric VTOL Aircraft – Baughman

Extra EA 330 LE – Flight Test of Electric Aircraft – Schildt

Airbus Commercial Aircraft Production Flight Test – De Pizzol

New Challenges in Flight Testing Instruction – Gómez-Blanco

Lessons Learned During Initial P-8A Poseidon Aerial Refueling Flight Test Certification – Bank

SESSION IV – WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV – HUMAN IN THE LOOP

Steep Approach – Weyers

Reducing CH-53K Pilot Workload in Vertical Takeoffs – Soneson

Human-Systems Integration Methods in Flight Test: A Consolidated Framework for Sociotechnical Modeling During Critical Phases of Flight in General Aviation – Bernard

Applications Of The Technology Acceptance Model To Integration Of The Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System In Fighter Aircraft Operations – Richardson

System-Theoretic Process Analysis Applied to Test Safety – Montes


SESSION V – THURSDAY, 2 NOV – FLIGHT TEST TECHNIQUE (FTT) COMPARISONS

Technique for Efficient Air Data Calibration Using a GPS or Inertial Derived Static Reference Plane – Maisler

Orbis Method for Static Source Error Testing – Senter

Dealing With The Wind: An Analysis Of The Turn Regression Airspeed Calibration Technique – Erb

Rotary Wing Hover Performance Technique Comparison – Smith

SESSION VI – THURSDAY, 2 NOV – SIMS…DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS

Using Open Source Flight Simulation Software to Evaluate the Flying Qualities of an Autonomous Aircraft Performing a Longitudinal Tracking Task – Hamidani

Identification of Aerodynamic Model of a Turboprop Trainer for the IPEV Flight Test Simulator – Silva

Design, Development and Application of the IPEV Flight Test Simulator – Uehara

Statistics Based Virtual Pilot for Flight Data Analysis and Pilot Training – Baker


TRAINING COURSES:

Training day will take place on Monday, 30 October, beginning at 8:00 AM. A purchased ticket ($30) will be required to attend the courses. The short courses will be provided on the following topics. Descriptions for each course, as well as instructor biographies may be viewed here: Course Descriptions & Instructor Bios

– Aeroelasticity (Theory/Practice) – Dr. Vin Sharma
– Flight Controls (Theory/Practice) – Dr. Benjamin Dickinson
– Envelope Expansion Flight Test – Mr. James Dubben
– Cyber Testing – Mr. Randolph Kelly
– Flight Test Parameter Identification – Dr. Kent Kaiser


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

AWARDS BANQUET:
Thursday, 2 November: The 48th Annual Awards Banquet will be held Thursday evening. Tickets are $75.00 per person. Please note that the Banquet is NOT included in any registration options. Tickets must be purchased separately and for each guest.

ATTIRE FOR EACH EVENT:
Training Courses (Monday) – Business Casual
Welcome Reception (Monday Evening) – Florida Casual
Technical Sessions (Tuesday-Thursday) – Business / Military Short-Sleeved Blues (or equivalent)
Awards Banquet (Thursday Evening) – Suit / Military Service Dress

REGISTRATION NOTES:
1. If registering multiple people, please process each individual separately. However, additional guest tickets to the awards banquet may be purchased with your registration.

2. When registering online, please enter the email address that you would like the confirmation receipt to be sent to. Please keep in mind that company firewalls may prevent the email confirmation delivery.

3. If you need assistance with registration, or if you need to submit payment with an SF-182, please contact us at emeraldcoastsfte@gmail.com.


Prices and options are shown below. The Awards Banquet and Training Courses ticket are available as an optional purchases. Please note that we reserve the right to confirm your status as a SFTE member or student, which may result in charges if you are not eligible in these categories.

IMPORTANT:
iPay (SFTE Members only) and Students must create an account with the link below in order to access the discounted rate of $325.00.

 

Direct any questions about the Symposium Registration to emeraldcoastsfte@gmail.com.


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