This three day short course is designed to introduce 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. These topics will be introduced in detail and each topic area will have group and individual exercises designed to assist the students to understand their interpersonal skills and techniques so that they may adapt them to enhance the crew coordination process. During the discussion of these topics, the mission of flight test is emphasized in the crew coordination process. Consequently, all in class exercises and examples are centered around flight test scenarios. The course is concluded with an interactive scenario challenging the students to practice the skills they have recently developed.
This course is designed for Program Managers, Test Pilots, Test Engineers, Air Traffic Controllers, and Flight Test Control Room staff or anyone involved in the flight test process. Training and experience prerequisites are not required, however, participants should have a working knowledge of the flight test process.
Crew Concept and Synergy