Category Archives: Flying and Flight Testing

  • Flight testing

    Posted on 3. October 2019 by Thomas in Flying and Flight Testing, Recent Posts.

    Next phase to get the full aircraft permissions is flight testing. We have to do a long catalog of tests to make sure the Rebel is performing well. Calibration of the air speed indicators is one of the early tests. For this we used the GPS method as suggested by NTPS (National test pilot school). […]

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  • First Flight

    Posted on 8. July 2019 by Thomas in Flying and Flight Testing, Recent Posts.

    A great day this morning. Our Rebel made his first flight in Koblenz-Winningen. Everything was perfect. The engine ran smoothly and with enough power. Wow! This was a nice reward for a long build and long time doing the documents. Due to our FAA first flight has to be performed by an very experienced pilot. […]

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