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James Duvall | February 13, 2017

How G Systems Designs Clear, Concise NI TestStand Reports

A test is only as useful as the results it produces. Comprehensive National Instruments’ TestStand sequences may generate reports that are hundreds of pages long. This blog examines the default NI TestStand reports and demonstrate several simple steps G Systems has perfected to convert your encyclopedic report into something concise and easy-to-read.

Dave Baker | January 12, 2017

5 Mistakes in Aerospace and Defense Test System Design

Aerospace and defense test is a complicated business. A lot goes into ensuring helicopters stay in the air, spacecraft stay pressurized, and passenger airplanes land safely every time. It’s a business full of complex elements—custom test fixtures, multiple technical compliance guidelines, and a ton of customer requirements. After more than two decades of designing hundreds of aerospace and defense test systems at G Systems, we have learned a thing or two about what it takes to design a successful mission-critical system… and seen some key design mistakes that nearly guarantee failure when designing aerospace and defense applications.