Adam Francki

Chief FW Test Pilot

Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor, Professor


Adam Francki Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science – Physics & Nanotechnology, Murdoch University
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) – Mechanical, University of South Australia
Master of Science – Flight Test Engineering, Air University
Master of Science – Aeronautics & Astronautics, Purdue University
Graduate - United States Air Force Test Pilot School (USAF TPS), Class 17A

Flight Qualifications

Experimental Test Pilot – Fixed Wing
ICAO Air Transport Pilot License, Single/Multi-Engine Land Airplane
ICAO Flight Instructor Rating
FAA Air Transport Pilot, Single/Multi-Engine Land Airplane
FAA Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane Single/Multi-Engine Land Airplane
Over 4,400 flight hours in 49 aircraft types

Operational & Flight Test Experience

15 years in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
Supervisory Captain on AP-3C Orion & P-8A Poseidon
USAF TPS – TMP, “Human optimization & performance enhancement in-flight via real-time bio-feedback”
EFB cockpit integration on various aircraft
P-8A Radar & EO Flight Test Programs
Lead Test Pilot for P-8A Search & Rescue stores ballistics modeling determination
Investigation of P-8A Takeoff Performance & Crosswind limit expansion
PC-9/PC-21 NVG Ground & Flight Test Programs
PC-21 tailplane buffet investigation and performance data collection program
Safety chase test pilot for the first flight of Boeing Loyal Wingman UAV

Professional Affiliations

Associate Member – Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP)


National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: +1(661) 824-2977
Fax: +1(661) 824-2943