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DECEMBER 2014

XP Services completes construction, opens second of four in new XPS hangar complex at Tullahoma airport (KTHA).

DECEMBER 2013

XP Services completes construction, opens first of four in new XPS hangar complex at Tullahoma airport (KTHA).

NOVEMBER 2013

AVX Aircraft Company contracts XP Services to conduct developmental flight test for future aircraft designs. http://www.avxaircraft.com

SEPTEMBER 2013

THA Aviation, Inc, a subsidiary of XP Services, Inc. becomes Certificated 14 CFR Part 145 Repair Station with the following ratings: Limited Airframe, Limited Radio, Limited Instrument.  FAA Repair Station number: 8TAR202C.​

MAY 2012

XP Services featured in Rotor & Wing magazine!  The focus of the May issue of R&W is the future; technology and funding.  In the article "Pushing the Edge" Frank Lombardi explains how XP Services provides high quality and cost effective services for development of new products for civil and military aviation.http://accessintelligence.imirus.com/Mpowered/book/vrw12/i5/p36

March 2012

AB3NAT successfully employed during Apache Block III Force Development Test and Experimentation (FDTE).  As designed, AB3NAT provided manned-unmanned teaming, at individual and collective levels, with 1-1 AVN Apache crews when Grey Eagle was unavailable due to schedule, weather, and maintenance.

January 2012

XP Services with Momentum Foundation and the University of Alabama complete the AB3NAT to support the AB3 IOTE.   News Release:
​http://www.dvidshub.net/news/83304/apache-project-office-demos-national-airspace-trainer-new-capability-addresses-armys-need-collective-mum-t-training

September 2011

XP Services completes S-76C++ flight test with Frasca International for development of new Bristow simulator. ​

July 2011

XP Services' Rodney Allison flies Momentum Foundation L-39 Albatross in historical photo flight with P-51 Mustang and A-10 Warthog at Tullahoma Regional Airport annual airshow.

April 2011

L3 WESCAM contracts XP Services and Momentum Foundation to conduct installation and demonstration of MX-10 and MX-15 on B407 aircraft to US and international customers.

March 2011

University of Alabama Huntsville and Momentum Foundation receive contract to develop the US Army Apache Block III (AB3) UAS Surrogate National Airspace Trainer (NAT) the AB3NAT. Momentum Foundation contracts with XP Services to operate and maintain the AB3NAT.

February 2011

L3 WESCAM contracts with XP Services and Momentum Foundation to conduct installation and demonstration of MX-10 on UH-60 aircraft.

January 2011

L3 WESCAM, XP Services, and Momentum Foundation successfully demonstrate Level of Interoperability (LOI) – 2 Manned-Unmanned (MUM) capability to the US Army utilizing the MX-10 Multi-Sensor imaging system and Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL) on an OH-58 aircraft.

April 2009

Momentum Foundation contracts XP Services to operate and maintain aircraft in support of Radiance Technologies flight testing.

April 2009

XP Services and Frasca complete flight test of Bell 407.

February 2009

XP Services and Frasca complete flight test of EC225.

September 2008

XP Services and Frasca complete flight test of Bell 206 L-3.

June 2008

XP Services and Frasca complete flight test of S-92A.

October 2007

XP Services and Frasca complete flight test of AS350B2.

July 2007

Frasca International, Inc. (www.frasca.com) contracts XP Services to provide experimental test pilots to conduct flight test of numerous rotary wing aircraft. The flight tests will produce data for flight model development. First aircraft to be flown is the EC-135P2+ for ERA helicopters.

August 2008

Update: The EC-135 FSTD receives FAA/JAA Level 6 Certification. http://www.eratrainingcenter.com/e85/e195/index_eng.html (Article features photo of AS-350B2 undergoing flight test piloted by XP Services).

October 2006

XP Services personnel conduct developmental flight test of MELB wind deflectors with the University of Tennessee Space Institute