Deprived of oxygen by the decompression, the flight test crew had to grab for oxygen masks.
It was the second 777 to be built and still deep into the flight test program.
Additionally, fan and turbines blades have cracked in testing and on at least one flight test aircraft.
Joe went to look at the last pushpots, and they were ready to be taken over to their own field for their flight test before use.
A man came up to me for flight test once when I was an inspector for the Department of Commerce.
He had gone into an inadvertent spin, the unforgivable sin in a flight test.
a preliminary flight to test the performance an aircraft, spacecraft, or rocket