Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

Kawasaki delivers static test plane for P-X next-generation fixed-wing patrol aircraft

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that on October 13 it delivered the #01 test aircraft for the P-X for full-scale static testing to the Japan Defense Agency's (JDA) Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI).

This test plane was transported from Kawasaki's Gifu Works over March and April 2006 to the Strength Test Center at TRDI's Air Systems Research Center in Tachikawa City, Tokyo for assembly and installation of load frames, load actuators and measuring instruments. It is now ready for the JDA to put it to the test.

JDA began concurrent development of the P-X and the C-X transport aircraft in fiscal 2001, ended March 31, 2002, with an aim to succeeding maiden flight in fiscal 2007. In November 2001, Kawasaki earned prime contractor status to develop these planes with aircraft manufacturers and other participating companies. Kawasaki is currently assembling the P-X #1 and C-X #1 test planes for their maiden flights.

Press release issued by Kawasaki Aerospace on October 16, 2006

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Kawasaki Aerospace Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Kawasaki XP-1

Enhanced listings:


Capacitec
Capacitec Gapman Gen3 portable “electronic feeler gauge” measures very small gaps (200 microns) in airframe parts assembly

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Intrinsys
Intrinsys, Dassault Systèmes’ leading UK partner, deliver Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions alongside engineering consultancy services.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

USA Borescopes
USA Borescopes is a global supplier of world class visual inspection equipment. We are the one stop source for aviation professionals.

See our advertising tariff.

 

8
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy