Flight Test Techniques Refresher
This Flight Test Techniques Refresher is designed for the experienced flight test professional who needs to refresh or review one or more flight test techniques. The purpose of this refresher or review can be for a variety of reasons including but not limited to preparing for a new flight test program, returning to flight on a flight test program, building proficiency on a particular flight test technique or set of techniques, returning to a flight...
EASA Cat II to Cat I Bridge Course for Test Pilots and FTEs
Length, Content, and Price TBD based on the Individual
Civil Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course - Initial
The six-week Initial Course consists of classroom lectures, a simulator, and aircraft flight testing in fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. Each student receives both fixed and rotary wing academics and flight test training. The course is designed to cover the areas of aircraft performance, propulsion, stability and control and systems that are pertinent to the certification of fixed and rotary wing aircraft with respect to...
Civil Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course - Recurrent
The FAA two-week certification course is intended as a review of material covered in the initial six-week FAA Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course. The course is patterned after the recurrent course provided to all FAA Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers. The course is designed for flight test or flight test support personnel from within the aircraft industry or government-sponsored Civil Aviation...
Upset Recognition and Recovery Training Course
This 2 day course familiarizes the pilot with how to recognize, what to expect, and how to recover from aircraft upset conditions. It is well suited to those who have not flown in an aircraft that is cleared for inverted flight or that can depart controlled flight. The training typically consists of 3 hours of classroom instruction, one hour of ejection seat familiarization, and one flight in the Aermacchi MB 326 "Impala"...
Formation / Low Level / Chase Training Course
This course introduces the pilot to the special requirements of these unique flight conditions. The course consists of three hours of classroom instruction, one hour of ejection seat familiarization, and one flight in an MB-326 Impala. The instruction and flight can cover all three of the subjects, or can be focused on any area a particular student desires. The course would be beneficial to any pilot whose job requires formation...
Spin Training Course
This course familiarizes the pilot with the unique environment of an aircraft in a classic spin. Upright and inverted spins are demonstrated and practiced with both pro-spin and anti-spin control inputs. Different recovery techniques are practiced and evaluated. This course would be beneficial for a test pilot or acrobatic pilot who will be accomplishing intentional spins or any pilot who might inadvertently encounter a spin. The first...
Crew Resource Management for Flight Testers - Initial
This three-day short course is designed to introduce flight test aircrew and control room members to the coordination concepts and procedures, the necessary attitude which recognizes the importance of good aircrew coordination for effective mission accomplishment, and the skills to implement the crew coordination procedures. These topics will be introduced in detail and each topic area will have group and individual exercises...
Crew Resource Management for Flight Testers - Refresher
This one-day short course is designed to review flight test aircrew and control room members the coordination concepts and procedures, the necessary attitude which recognizes the importance of good aircrew coordination for effective mission accomplishment, and the skills to implement the crew coordination procedures. Since this course is designed to be a refresher of these topics, it is assumed that students attending already have...
Flight Test Aviation Safety Course
This three-day course is an introduction to flight safety, which is designed for those persons who are involved in flight operations and have had little or no Flight Safety training. The subjects are as follows: Safety Organization, Reporting, Investigation and Mishap Prevention, Crew Resource Management for Flight Testers, Workload Management, Crew Station Evaluation and Lab, Systems Test Safety, Risk Management, Human Factors / Engineering Concerns, Safety in Flight...