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September 30, 2014

Test Pilots Honda Aircraft Company US

Honda Aircraft Company, LLC is currently looking for DER Test Pilots.

  • Development and certification of flight activities on assigned airplane
  • Support flight schedule of assigned airplane
  • Assist in test and flight readiness review meetings
  • Review and approve Flight Test Plans
  • Conduct all categories of experimental test flights
  • Perform FAA and customer demonstrations
  • Prepare and distribute Flight Reports after each assigned test flight
  • Report customer and certification issues to Program Management in an objective manner
  • Provide regular updates to the Chief Test Pilot on flight activities and certification and customer issues
  • Establish and maintain common test procedures and certification approaches for Honda Aircraft products
  • Manage the preparation of written development or certification test plans, reports, and test cards for assigned flight tests
  • Manage the planning, coordination, and short-term scheduling of tests to be performed on assigned test aircraft
  • Coordinate with flight test engineers as required to ensure the aircraft is configured properly to meet test objectives
  • Monitor assigned aircraft configuration for as related to upcoming tests

Minimum requirements:
  • BS Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • In-depth technical knowledge of flight test and experience in certifying 14CFR, FAR 23 projects including but not limited to; Certification Plans, Ground and Flight Test Procedures and Reports, SSAs, FHAs and Compliance Reports
  • Some travel will be required
  • Candidate must have previous Experimental Flight test pilot experience
  • Experience with writing test plans and reports, and data reduction and analysis
  • Candidate must have 10 years of previous experience
  • Excellent team leadership skills with strong ability to communicate and resolve issues or problems
  • Experience with handling qualities and performance development and certification testing
  • Experience with mechanical, electrical, and avionic systems development and certification testing
  • Understand the FAA Part 23/25 certification requirements and test methods necessary to show compliance
  • Part 23/25 Flight Test Pilot DER or be able to meet the requirement to apply for a DER appointment within one year
  • Commercial Multi-engine Pilot certificate and minimum of 1800 hours as Pilot-in-Command
  • Turbine aircraft experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Preferred Skills:
  • General aviation flight operation experience
  • Airline Transport Pilot certificate and minimum of 2000 hours as Pilot-in-Command
  • Graduate of Test Pilot School
  • Single-pilot jet type rating 

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As a proof of your professionalism, apply only when you comply with all the requirements and if you have or can obtain a work permit that allows you to be employed in this country.

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