Flight Test

Ground Test

Advanced Designs

Technology Development

Advanced Engineering

PERIKIN’s Advanced Engineering Division prides itself on innovative engineering solutions to the most challenging problems.  PERIKIN provides comprehensive Aerospace Test and Evaluation (T&E) services including ground test, flight test, Modeling & Simulation, and sensor development.  PERIKIN is leading the design and construction of our nation’s most advanced hypersonic test facilities and pioneered repurposing unmanned and remotely piloted aircraft for hypersonic flight test support.  Our team’s experience includes aerodynamic, aerothermal and propulsion T&E and spans everything from qualification of large commercial turbine engines to development of hypersonic systems.  The Advanced Engineering Division is now expanding to apply its innovative spirit and engineering experience in other sectors including renewable energy, grid scale energy storage and new applications of UAV/RPA operations. 

 Planning and execution of hypersonic flight test support including telemetry reception, multispectral imaging, and atmospheric lidar measurements.

Test and analysis capabilities include aerodynamics, inlet performance, inlet icing, aero-thermal, aero-optics, gas turbine, ramjet, scramjet propulsion systems and uncertainty quantification.

Experts in planning, executing and analysis of tests in continuous flow, blowdown, and shock/expansion wind tunnels; arc jet facilities; sea level/ram and altitude turbine engine test facilities

​Experts in construction management to include logistics planning, field installation and commissioning.

Ground Test Facility Design, Construction, Commissioning, and Operations.

Experience in preparation of construction documentation including requirements documents, life cycle sustainment plans, Military Construction (MILCON) Regulations, cost estimations.

Specializing in advanced, high temperature hypersonic test facilities.

ADVANCED DESIGNS

Specializing in advanced, high temperature hypersonic test facilities.

Experience in preparation of construction documentation including requirements documents.

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Management and engineering development of advanced technologies and test techniques for ground test, flight test, modeling & simulation, sensors and diagnostic systems.

FLIGHT TEST

Planning and execution of hypersonic flight test support including telemetry reception, multispectral imaging, and atmospheric lidar measurements.

UAV/RPA operations and maintenance.

Sensor development and aircraft integration.

GROUND TEST

CONTRACT HIGHLIGHTS

SkyRange

Created SkyRange, a program that repurposes and operates RQ-4 Global Hawk, MQ-9 Reaper and other aircraft for flight test support of hypersonic systems.

Project Phoenix 

Engineering and management lead for the design and construction of Project Phoenix at AEDC, the world’s largest clean air, true temperature hypersonic test facility.

Hypersonics

Led the development of the Hypersonic Aerothermal and Propulsion Clean Air Testbed, the world’s highest temperature, clean air hypersonic test facility.