Fabian Machado: Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor

Fabian "Lex" Machado

Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor


Fabian MachadoAcademic Qualifications

B. S.  Aviation Science (Distinguished Grad), Brazilian Air Force Academy, Brazil
M.B.A. Public Administration, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazilian Air Force Test Pilot School, Class 2009-2010
M.S. Military Science and Operational Art, Air University (USAF), Maxwell AFB, USA

Flight Qualifications

FAA Commercial Pilot
ANAC Airline Transport Pilot
Over 3,200 hours in 40 different aircraft

Flight Test Experience

Over 8 years as fixed-wing test pilot at the Brazilian Flight Test Institute performing testing and evaluation programs in various Air Force aircraft including: C-130H, F-5M, AMX, KC-390, E550 IX
Development Program Manager for Super Tucano
Acquisition Program Manager for Gripen NG
Flight Test Instructor Pilot, Brazilian Flight Test School

Professional Affiliations

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