Description: •Involved in all aspects of flight testing including: handling quality demonstration and research flights; upset recovery training flights in experimental aircraft including proposal preparation; experiment design; aircraft and systems preparation; flight test planning and implementation; data analysis, and technical report writing. •Regularly contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered an expert in field within business group. •Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with business group and organizational objectives. •Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. •Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the business group/functional organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives.
Required Experience: Requirements: •Pilot License - FAA Commercial, Multi-Engine, Instrument Rating. •Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified areas.
Required Education: Preferred Education / Experience: •Minimum 5 to 10 years progressive experience and responsibility as a test pilot in a flight organization. •Experience with project management, flight testing and evaluations of aircraft stability and control, flying/handling qualities, flight control systems or other airborne systems. •Bachelors Degree in Appropriate Engineering discipline (MS desirable), Air Force or Naval Test Pilot School graduate required.
Additional Comments: Calspan is an Equal Opportunity Employer Calspan offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
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