Jason “Fudge” Paquin, Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor

Academic Experience:
Bachelor of Science (Applied), Royal Military College of Canada
Post Graduate Certificate, Flight Dynamics, College of Aerospace Engineering, Cranfield University, UK
Empire Test Pilots’ School, Class 68 (2009)

Instructor Experience:
Canadian Forces CT-155 Hawk ‘A’ Category Qualified Flying Instructor (QFI)
Canadian Forces Snowbirds Standards Instructor Pilot (SSIP)
Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Instructor Pilot (IP)
Canadian Forces CF-18 Out-of-Control / Departure IP (OOC IP)
EASA Flight Test Instructor (FTI)
More than 14 years of experience as an instructor with over 1,200 accident-free instructional flight hours

Test Experience:
Operational test and evaluation on various integrated EW systems
Advanced Combat Technology Demonstration (ACTD) for digital integration of Sea / Land / Air forces
Extensive programs and development of CF-18 Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground weapons, EW / Radar / Imaging systems, P&FQ, buffet, flutter, and envelope expansion
Saab 340 preand post-EW certification and buffet / flutter
More than 15 years of experience and over 1,300 accident-free hours in flight test

Flight Qualifications:
FAA Commercial Pilot: Airplane Single/Multi-Engine Land, Instrument Airplane
Transport Canada Airline Transport Pilot Licence, Single/ Multi-Engine Land Airplane
Transport Canada Group 1 Instrument Rating
(FAA Certified Flight Instructor: Airplane Single/Multi-Engine Land) In process of completing
4,000+ hours in 50 different aircraft

Professional Affiliations:
Associate Member of Society of Experimental Test Pilots
Member of Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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

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

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