Lead Test Pilot Honeywell

The Required Job ID is HRD27926

To apply: https://www.honeywell.com/careers

Please see job description below:

Lead and determine airworthiness of Honeywell's aircrafts through inspection, flight testing and evaluation of flight performance, engine operation and flight characteristics. You will design flight tests, supervise technical staff, participate in accident investigation and ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. You will recommend changes to aircraft to better meet the pilot's needs or to improve flight. You will be the subject matter expert and ensure the highest levels of flight safety and comfort.

  • Provide the safest and most reliable travel experience for Honeywell executives through efficient and thorough flight testing
  • Develop effective flight testing methodologies to assess an airplane's performance and ensure it meets the highest quality and safety standards
  • Create and implement plans to achieve department goals and ensure best in class flight testing


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 3000 flight hours in turbine powered aircraft Airline Transport Rating, Airline Transport
  • Pilots License (ATPL)
  • Multi engine land and appropriate Type rating
  • 100 hours minimum total pilot time in the Category and Class: Airplane, Multi-Engine Land; Rotorcraft, Helicopter
  • FAA ATP Certificate - Airplane, Multi-Engine Land; Rotorcraft - Helicopter Instrument Rating - Rotorcraft, Helicopter


  • Bachelor's Degree in Aviation or Engineering
  • Extensive experience in flight testing and inspection
  • Experience in engineering flight testing of experimental types of aircraft or the solution of technical engineering problems at a professional level
  • Proven knowledge of all safety requirements for compliance
  • Knowledge of regulations and standards in aircraft testing

3 Test Pilot Job Openings with Lockheed Martin

Chief Test Pilot, F-16 Portfolio

Requisition 433642BR

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/114788/F-16-Chief-Test-Pilot/


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking a Chief F-16 Test Pilot in our Fort Worth, Texas location.  The selected candidate will be the chief advisor and primary liaison in support of the F-16 portfolio. 


·          Chief adviser to the Flight Operations Senior Manager on all aspects of F-16 production and flight test from programmatic to technical support

·          Primary liaison between flight operations, the Integrated Fighter Group and F-16 Chief Engineers

·          Provide daily technical support to include Product Vehicle Interface (PVI) development, requirements development, market assist, and subject  matter expert on all performance aspects of the F-16 aircraft

·          Subject matter expert for flight test program to include flight test planning, run card development, test execution, flight test safety and reporting

·          Fly all models of the F-16A/B/C/D/E/F in support of our worldwide mission, to include production, experimental and engineering flight test, test support, customer demonstration flights and other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

·          Suitable FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land, Instrument Airplane)

·          Current FAA Class II medical certificate

·          Flight test experience in a fourth or fifth generation fighter aircraft

·          1,500 hours first-pilot time to include 100 hours as first pilot during engineering and/or acceptance flight tests

·          Graduate of a military Test Pilot School (TPS) or meet the qualifications for a TPS Waiver (2000hrs, 200hrs engineering flight test, 10 hours experimental flight test)

·          Must be willing to travel

·          Must be a US citizen

·          This position requires special access and a Secret security clearance updated within the last 5 years to start

Desired Skills


·          Current and qualified on the F-16, or previous F-16 flight test experience

·          Broad experience and qualification across the entire spectrum of flight test disciplines

·          Exceptional staff, communication and organizational skills

·          TOP SECRET security clearance



Primary Test Pilot, Edwards Air Force Base

Requisition 433781BR

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/114791/F-35-Test-Pilot/



Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking an experienced Fighter Test Pilot in support of F-35 flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  


·          Company subject matter expert for F-35 flight test in support of the F-35 program

·          Interface with Integrated Test Facility (ITF) contractor and military leadership and personnel

·          Duties to include:

·          Pilot Vehicle Integration (PVI) development

·          Requirements development

·          Market assist

·          Flight test planning

·          Run card development

·          Test execution and reporting

·          Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

·          Must be a US citizen

·          This position requires special access and a Secret security clearance updated within the last 5 years to start

·          Must have 4th or 5th generation fighter experience

·          Suitable FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land, Instrument Airplane)

·          Current FAA Class I or II medical certificate

·          1,500 hours pilot-in-command time to include 100 hrs as PIC during engineering and/or acceptance flight tests

·          Test Pilot School (TPS) graduate or equivalent experience

Desired Skills

·          Experience in all flight test disciplines

·          Participated in a major USG fighter development program

·          TOP SECRET security clearance







Test Pilot, Advanced Development Programs – Palmdale

Requisition 416865BR

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/101024/Test-Pilot-Senior-Staff-Advanced-Programs/


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking a Test Pilot for manned and unmanned aircraft at our Skunkworks facility in Palmdale, California.    


·          All aspects of Flight Test and Evaluation including:

o    Flight Test planning

o    HMI evaluation

o    Systems Integration Lab support

o    Flight Manual review

o    Pilot Checklist development

o    Test Pilot instruction on platform

o    Test Execution, Test Reporting, and other test duties as assigned

·          Flies manned and unmanned aircraft for functional checks, sensor systems development, tests improvements and updates to aircraft and ground systems

·          Writes flight test reports as required

·          Assists in writing test plans and test cards

·          Participates in formal safety reviews

·          Complies with all training and currency requirements under government contract supervision

·          Serves other LM Aero flight test programs as pilot or advisor as needed

·          Must be willing to travel

·          Applicant hired must agree to take and pass a polygraph examination

·          Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access

·          Selected applicant must have a Top Secret security clearance with a Background investigation within the past five years

Basic Qualifications

·          FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land and ME Land, Instrument Airplane) or Airline Transport Pilot

·          FAA Class I or II medical certificate

·          Test Pilot School (TPS) or equivalent experience

Desired Skills


·          Experience in all flight test disciplines to include weapons, avionics, and flight sciences

·          Instructor/training experience a plus

·          Strong communication and organizational skills


KBRwyle Rotary Wing Test Pilot - Patuxent River

Rotary Wing Test Pilot - Patuxent River

KBRwyle is seeking a Rotary Wing Test Pilot to support Presidential Helicopter Programs.

Req ID: 1067937

Link: https://kbrwyle.jobs/lexington-park-md/developmental-test-pilot/FD6B1E2597C7470B88A8636497A07E2D/job/


This position supports HX-21 developmental test and evaluation at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), NAS Patuxent River, MD. The selected candidate will provide consultation and guidance in the planning, conduct, and reporting of all assigned projects, to include flight test and simulator activities. The selected candidate will support a wide range of NAWCAD test and evaluation requirements to include: test planning meetings, test plan development, event planning, test procedure and card development, flight briefings, test execution, post event support, test reporting, and deficiency reporting.

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. An engineering/technical degree is desired. A graduate of one of the following is required: U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, Empire Test Pilot School or EPNER Test Pilot School.

Experience/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A minimum of ten (10) years of work experience is required and five (5) years of rotary wing RDT&E flight experience are required. A minimum of 1,500 hours in USN/USMC aircraft is required. Previous (required) or current (desired) designation as H-3 or H-60 Helicopter Aircraft Commander is required. FAA type rating in the S-92 aircraft is highly desired. Candidate must hold FAA Commercial Pilot rotorcraft-helicopter rating. Candidate must be able to pass and maintain a FAA Class 2 medical. Candidate must be current or able to pass United States Navy sponsored physiological, water survival, and egress.

Additional Requirements:

This position requires an active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
The ability to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance post-start.
Travel, sometimes extensive, will be required to support this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: US-US-MD-Lexington Park

NASA Research Pilot

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499644400 - Open to the Public

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Program Manager/General Manager for the Engineering and Technical Support Services contract at NASA Armstrong

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide management leadership of contractor staff supporting the AFRC mission.
  • Recruit, hire and maintain staff of highly capable staff.
  • Provide daily guidance in mission tasks.
  • Manage the contract requirements and with support staff deliver contract deliverables.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the AFRC leadership, Contracting Officer Representative, and program managers to assure proper resources are applied to complete mission tasks.
  • Ensure all NASA and DCS policies and safety programs are communicated and followed by the staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering required plus 15 years of experience or a Master's degree plus 13 years of experience.
  • Secret clearance.
  • Experience managing a government contractor staff of at least 50 people.
  • Experience with NASA engineering or management preferred.

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DCS Corp is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Chief of Fighter Operations - Lockheed Martin

Req ID#: 428056BR- Chief of Fighter Operations

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/111917/Chief-of-Fighter-Operations/

Job Description :

This position is the Senior Manager for Fighter Aircraft. The selected candidate will direct and coordinate all fighter flight operations efforts worldwide to include the testing and production/post-mod acceptance of all fighter aircraft programs (F-35, F-16, F-22, T-50) to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability. 

Responsible for ensuring proper flight ops support for program engineering efforts (IDR, FDR, CDR, SRB, TRB, etc…), for aircraft and subsystem test flights, production acceptance flights, program proposal development efforts, business development efforts to include special requests for demonstration flights with customers, government officials, or other personnel to exhibit aircraft performance, flying qualities and system capabilities, employee engagement/community relations/VIP support and other taskings as required. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all company, FAA and government directives.

1. Lead a team of approx. 30 personnel supporting fighter flight operations worldwide. Efforts include:
a. Establishing organizational construct, vision and direction and advising the flight operations director and Aero Chief Pilot on all matters related to fighter operations and personnel.
b. Performing management functions to include labor/travel accounting, establishing personnel roles and responsibilities, hiring, promotions, awards, talent management, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions and other human resource actions as required, ensuring compliance with all Lockheed Martin policies and procedures.

2. Will be the primary Point of Contact (POC) for fighter flight operations on all matters related to production acceptance and flight testing. This includes, but is not limited to:
a. Assign and coordinate the activities of all Flight Operations personnel to support fighter aircraft test, production acceptance, demonstration, and other flights as required.
b. Ensure aircrew currency and proficiency meet required standards and training as prescribed by contractual requirements and internal processes. 
c. Responsible for flight safety for fighter aircraft operations. Ensure all aircrew have appropriate training and equipment, attend required aviation safety meetings, and develop/revise/update emergency/mishap response procedures.
d. Coordinate and schedule Flight Operations aircrew support for all production and test flying requirements worldwide. 
e. Coordinate daily flight operations with the Government Flight Representative and ensure all flying is conducted under the ground flight risk clause or through insured lease arrangements.

3. Manage in coordination with Aero Chief Test Pilot, DCMA, Production, and Safety all annual or regularly scheduled inspections (i.e. AOI/GFR Surveys) related to Fighter Aircraft programs worldwide. 

4. Responsible for the creation, content and annual reviews of all Consolidated Flight Operations Procedures for all fighter aircraft to include Core procedures, aircraft annexes and site supplements.

5. Manage fighter aircraft flight operations dispatchers, tower personnel, and flight equipment support personnel to ensure full support of all flights.

6. Maintain a strong teaming relationship with GFR pilots and other DCMA personnel.

7. Advise and assist Program leadership on all requirements related to fighter operations. This includes any activity from initial quoting and proposal requirements, requirements definition for all activities through testing, training, production and delivery of any program.

8. Actively fly as an F-35 or F-16 test pilot.

Must be a US citizen. This position requires special access and a Secret security clearance updated within the last 5 years to start.

Basic Qualifications
Flight experience of at least 2500 hours total pilot time. 
Must have at least 300 hours as aircraft commander in the F-35, F-18, F-16, or F-22. 
Must be a graduate of one of the four recognized military test pilot schools.
Current Second Class FAA Medical.
FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate

Desired skills
F-35, F-18, F-16, F-22, and/or T-50 aircraft flight test experience to include both mission systems and flight sciences. 
Experience in Functional Check Flight and Production Acceptance. 
Civilian and military leadership experience. 
Ability to hold a TOP SECRET security clearance.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, preferably Engineering or Technical.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas

Security Clearance : Top Secret