ALTR Full Form

ALTR Full Form – Approach and Landing Test Requirement

Specifically the ALTR was a series of tests that were used on the Space shuttle program in the 1970s.These were used to determine many facets of the shuttlecraft mainly during take off and landing as these were the most risky parts of the aircrafts journey.Also the shuttlecraft was initially designed to take off piggyback on a Boeing 747 and this complicated the entire operation.