flight test engineer




Flight test engineers work with other systems engineers to plan the tests in detail and to make sure that the recording systems are installed for the required data parameters. They analyse the data collected during test flights and produce reports for individual test phases and for the final flight test. They are also responsible for the safety of the test operations.

Alternative label

  • flight test technician

  • flight testing engineer

  • flight test performance engineer

  • flight test data engineer

  • flight test engineering consultant

  • flight test technology specialist

  • flight test engineering specialist

  • test and evaluation engineer

  • aircraft test engineer

  • flight test engineering adviser

  • aeroplane test engineer

  • flight test technologist

  • flight test design engineer

  • flight test engineering expert

  • FTE

  • CFD engineer

  • flight test technology expert

  • flight test instrumentation engineer

  • flight test research engineer

  • flight test safety engineer

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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