Flight test specialist – Aircraft systems R&T


Deutsche Aircraft

This is what drives you

You have a clear idea of what you want: To contribute to the vision of safe and energy-efficient flying, in a team of like-minded aviation enthusiasts who are determined to shape the future of aviation.

This is what you can do

As Flight Test Specialist – Aircraft Systems R&T (f/m/d) you act as an Engineering integrator in the aircraft systems domain for the benefit of Test activities (Integration and Flight Test)

Your responsibilities are:

  • Prepare and release test aircraft limitations/restrictions & load sheets
  • Review Job Orders for test aircraft installations
  • Support engineering with test requirements and test plans with a clear understanding of test prerequisites
  • Brief flight crew on aircraft systems/changes
  • Support the Test Hazard Assessment with expertise and expected results
  • Prepare or Review Flight Test Orders and support test flight briefings and debriefings
  • Support the test flights on-board, in telemetry or on-call under supervision of LFTE
  • Test data reduction and analysis, prepare Certification Flight Test Reports
  • Interface with Program teams, maintenance, pilots, FTEs, Instrumentation personnel

You’ll bring this with you

  • Engineering degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • 5+ years experience in Aircraft Design
  • 5+ years experience in a flight test environment.
  • Experience in Aircraft Systems (Propulsion, Avionics, Electrical)
  • Experience in programming data analysis with MATLAB and programming with Python or similar is an advantage
  • Experience as CVE is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Very good written and oral knowledge in English.

This is who we are

We are an aircraft manufacturer with a strong heritage looking to continue our story. Headquartered to the west of Munich, we are recognized by international aviation authorities as a development, manufacturing and maintenance company, That is why today we are focusing our full energy on developing and manufacturing a new generation of technically advanced aircraft in Germany. Share with us the vision and ambition to drive the transformation of flying and to make our contribution to safe and energy-efficient air transport.

We are looking forward to your application!

Deutsche Aircraft GmbH
Human Resources
Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Weßling – Germany

To apply for this job please visit deutscheaircraft.careers.

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About Author


Ben has worked as a journalist and editor, covering technology, engineering and industry for the last 20 years. Initially writing about subjects from nuclear submarines to autonomous cars to future design and manufacturing technologies, he was editor of a leading UK-based engineering magazine before becoming editor of Aerospace Testing in 2017.