Flight Test Operations

Precision. Efficiency. Safety.

Incomar has a turnkey, robust and adaptive flight test process that works seamlessly in tandem with our engineering capabilities. From a sub-system level to a prototype aircraft first flight, we have it covered.


With more than 30 years as flight test operators, we’ve garnered respect both locally and internationally. Our AS9100D quality assurance system and safety management system mean we can execute projects efficiently with safety being our overriding criteria. Our capabilities are broad-based and include the following:

  • First flight / envelope expansion.
  • High-risk static / dynamic (flutter) testing.
  • Weapons / store carriage and separation.
  • Handling qualities.
  • Performance.
  • Certification testing.
  • Flight test planning.


Participation is tailored for the scope of the programme at hand and the preferred test location. With Incomar, you can select the extent of support required to ensure your needs are met with minimal risk and maximum output. Our project management capacity means we can offer the following:

  • Test article safety review and hazard analysis.
  • Safety review boards and technical review boards.
  • Civil Aviation Liaison (including support structures – ATNS, etc.).
  • Liaison with relevant airworthiness authority.
  • Support infrastructure logistics.
  • Flight test execution (briefing to debriefing).
  • Flight test reporting (development / certification).