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Flight Test Pilot – Rotary Wing

Application Open Date: 
01/07/2022 - 20:01
Deadline Date: 
12/08/2022 - 01:55
Cologne, Germany
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
You will join a highly skilled and motivated team of experts. As a Flight Test Pilot - Rotary Wing, you will provide technical expertise and advice to Project Certification Managers and Certification Teams in dealing with the day-to-day regulatory activities for projects being conducted by the Agency. You will in particular verify the demonstrations provided by applicants for compliance with applicable airworthiness and operational requirements in the domain of rotary wing flight characteristics, under the coordination of the Project Certification Manager and in cooperation with experts of other disciplines. Your main accountabilities will be to: ◼ Contribute to the approval of new rotary wing type designs, changes, STCs and service instructions on relevant products; including verification in close cooperation with the EASA Flight Test Engineers, also via flight test sampling and within the defined level of involvement, the demonstration provided by applicants for compliance with the applicable requirements. ◼ Support the investigation of relevant in service defects and insuring all necessary actions are taken to maintain safety standards. ◼ Contribute in the development and authoring interpretations of existing requirements, where necessary, to cover new technologies, novel applications of existing technology, and novel proposals for compliance demonstration (*). ◼ Provide advice in the development of and draft new airworthiness requirements, including relevant parts of Aircraft Certification Specifications and advisory and guidance material in co-operation with the team in charge of the development of regulatory material. This also includes the Human Factors domain. ◼ Provide assistance and expert advice within the Agency (i.e. Operational Suitability Data (OSD) activities, organisation approvals, accreditation activities, standardisation and training, safety recommendations)(*). ◼ Provide assistance and expert advice outside the Agency (i.e. industry, academic organisations and governments). ◼ Ensure technical coordination and training for less experienced experts in the Flight and HF disciplines. ◼ Represent the Agency externally when mandated to do so. (*)As necessary, in coordination with the Chief/Senior Experts, the Initial Airworthiness Standards & Specifications Section and/or other concerned Sections.
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