FTIS full form

Meaning : Functional test flight checklist

Category : Aviation
Sub Category : Operations

What does FTIS mean or stand for ?

A Functional Test flight is one which does not carry any passengers or is not flown for commercial benefit.Its sole purpose is to test certain functions and hardware of the aircraft.It is usually after the aircraft has been through repairs or maintenance. The checklist of this flight will be a series of task that need to be checked,like – rudder control check,flaps check,landing gear check etc.