Flight Test Engineering

Civil Flight Test Experience:

  • Vmo and Mmo determination at very high transonic speeds
  • Field Performance including Vmcg and Vmca
  • Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI)
  • Fly-By-Wire – Degraded Modes and Stalls
  • Max Crosswind Demonstration
  • Electrical/Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Pressurization systems
  • Data concentration network failure modes
  • Enhanced Vision Systems
  • Propulsion testing
    • FADEC
    • Airstarts
    • Hot fuel testing
    • Composite propeller with increased blade count
    • High landing field elevation testing at La Paz
  • Water ingestion
  • Human factors and workload certification
  • Function and Reliability
  • Radio and datalink cockpit interface and Air Traffic Control interoperability
  • External sensor modification and installation

Military Flight Test Experience

  • Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System control law development
  • Swarming unmanned aerial vehicles (PERDIX)
  • Electro-Optical sensor integration
  • Active Electronically Scanned Array radar integration
  • External store interface and safe separation
  • Helmet mounted displays and interface
  • Directed energy systems for object recognition and geolocation
  • Datalink architecture and spectrum use engineering