Flight test engineer


Website Dornier Seawings

Dornier Seawings is a thriving start-up in the amphibious aircraft segment, building all composite airframe flying boats with a secured funding of over USD 300 million from Chinese investors.

Dornier Seawings is looking for a flight test engineer to join the team.

Job tasks & responsibilities:

  • Coordination of development and certification tests
  • Development of a flight test program for a CS/FAR23 commuter aircraft
  • Development of flight test cards
  • Definition of flight test instrumentation
  • Coordination/planning of aircraft modifications
  • Development of procedures and manoeuvres for flight test cards
  • Preparation and conduction of ground- and flight tests
  • Classification of test hazards and risk mitigation procedures
  • Data reduction and qualified real-time/post flight analysis
  • Compilation of test reports
  • Participation during onsite and offsite test campaigns



  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Experience in aircraft evaluation, verification and validation
  • Familiar with Part21 and CS/FAR23 requirements
  • Experience in flight testing of power plant, propeller and fuel systems will be an advantage
  • Structured, independent and solution oriented way of working
  • Good communication skills and good Team worker, having an analytical and process oriented mind-set
  • Good knowledge of all MS-Office software
  • Flexible worker, prepared to support and act in other functions across the organisation
  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter PLM Software will be an advantage
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in aerospace engineering; alternatively a similar degree or an adequate education / experience in the
    aeronautical industry
  • Min. 3 years professional working experience
  • Experience in flight testing required
  • Experience with development and certification flight testing desired
  • Flight background is an advantage


We offer you:

  • Collaboration in a fast-growing, international aviation company
  • A varied and dynamic work environment with plenty of room for your own ideas
  • Good public transport connections (S-Bahn S8 Neugilching / Weßling + bus), Autobahn A96


General Conditions:

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Location: Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Bavaria, Germany

To apply for this job please visit dornierseawings.com.

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