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Lead Flight Test Engineer

Thomas Search



£50000 - £55000/annum


Posted: 26/05/2023

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You will be responsible for planning safe trials, including all executive trials documentation and data outputs. Trials Instructions, Test Plans, Trials Risk Assessments, Test briefs, Post Flight Reports etc.

The Lead Flight Test Engineer will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of aircraft across the MOD, including Unmanned Aircraft. The majority of work will be local, however, some of the trials will be in other locations in the UK and there is also opportunity for international trials work.

You will also be responsible for all data gathering (including on-aircraft, via telemetry/from the ground, or within a facility) and safe execution of the trials programme.

You’ll be responsible for "Day-to-day" running of the practical trial activity including co-ordinating involvement of the wider trials team and supporting personnel during data gathering on the day.

The Lead Flight Test Engineer will also be authoring test reports / customer reports.

Qualifications & Experience:

* Qualified Flight Test Engineer.

* Proven experience across rotary wing platforms.

* Ability to pass an aircrew Medical.

* Hold current UK security clearance or be eligible

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