<P >The Maintenance Test Pilot (AH-64D/E) obtains a detailed knowledge of operating in the AOR airspace. Must be proficient flying in day VFR conditions. Maintenance Test Pilot performs routine acceptance test of aircraft following corrective maintenance.P>
Maintenance Test Pilot, responsible for all matters pertaining to maintenance operations.
Ensures maintenance of all aircraft are in compliance set forth by appropriate maintenance manuals, operations directives, FAA compliance directives and contractual readiness rates.
Able to successfully complete all no-notice flight evaluations and exams in his/her primary aircraft.
Remains fully qualified in aircraft and perform as a crewmember when necessary.
Tests aircraft to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability.
Operates models of test aircraft during engineering flight tests, production acceptance, and flight test support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.
Coordinates flight operations efforts. Approves cockpit configuration. May conduct demonstration flights with customers, government officials, or other personnel aboard to exhibit aircraft performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.
Over see maintenance operations, test fly and trouble shoot, manage maintenance flow.
Perform other related duties as requested.
Knowledge & Skills
U.S. Citizen, as specified in the Task Order and holder or the ability to receive SECRET Security clearance
Level 3 English proficiency
Hold the rating of FAA Certificate, rotorcraft, commercial Pilot, instrument
Be qualified in type aircraft in use (AH-64D/E).
In-depth knowledge of FAA regulations, US Army Maintenance procedures and regulations,
AR 95-20 and contract requirements.
<P >Experience & EducationP>
US ARMY AMOC (phase 1/2) Complete and qualified.
Have a minimum of 1,000 hours total PIC time - of that 300 hours must be in similar aircraft type.