- Shakedown (testing)
A shakedown is a period of testing or a trial journey undergone by a ship, aircraft or other craft and its crew before being declared operational.
Most racing cars require a "shakedown" test before being used at a race meeting. For example, on May 3 2006,
Luca Badoerperformed shakedowns on all three of Ferrari's Formula Onecars at Fiorano. This was in preparation for the European Grand Prixat the Nürburgring. Badoer is a Ferrari F1 test driver. The main drivers then were Michael Schumacherand Felipe Massa.
Aircraft shakedowns check
avionics, flight controls, all systems, as well as the general airframe airworthiness.
Shakedown for a ship is generally referred to as a
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