Test Pilot Sr Staff / Advanced Programs - Lockheed Martin

Job Title: Test Pilot 

To Apply: https://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/95089/Test-Pilot-Sr-Staff-Advanced-Programs/

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Test Safety Director - The Spaceship Company

Job opening at The Spaceship Company.  Click HERE for more information and to apply.

FF Specialist - Pilot

Interested pilots should contact HR through Ms. Tonda Lumley at 781.981.3080 or Mr. Dave Gentes at 781.981.7068.

Job Title: FF Specialist - Pilot

The mission of the Flight Facility is to provide airborne platforms in support of specific research and development programs at Lincoln Laboratory. The Flight Facility provides a method of validation with actual field collected data. Facility aircraft are flown, maintained and managed by a professional staff of pilots, certified maintenance technicians, and administrative personnel.  The Flight Facility's first priority is safety of flight.  All flight operations are conducted using procedures and equipment that meet or exceed all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements.  As a result of various past airborne testing programs, mission-specific procedures have been developed.  These procedures and the FAA regulations provide for safe and successful operations . The Flight Facility was created in the 1970's to support Division 4's early air-to-air collision avoidance research programs sponsored by the FAA.  As the need for more extensive airborne testing increased, the Flight Facility has expanded to support a variety of Department of Defense and FAA programs.  The Facility currently operates eight aircraft.

The Flight Facility at MIT Lincoln Laboratory is seeking a Full Time Test Pilot reporting to the Chief Pilot.

Candidate will be responsible for the safe conduct of all data and test flights to which assigned. As acting pilot in command, candidate must comply with all federal, state, local and foreign regulations as well as Company policies and procedures specified in the Flight Operations Manual. Must act with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe operation at all times. MIT Lincoln Laboratory test pilots must be able to hold U.S. Government security clearances as required. Travel with project aircraft is required.

The duties of the pilot in command include the following:

  1. Flight test planning & test card buildup in a collaborative environment with the specific technical engineering groups and maintenance support team
  2. Flight test execution in assigned aircraft
  3. Flight test reporting as required
  4. Preflight inspections
  5. Study weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points and make effective decisions based upon that information
  6. Ensure that flight plans are properly prepared and filed
  7. Ensure that the aircraft is prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the engineering crew
  8. Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts to ensure an effective flight
  9. Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft's operation
  10. Use Company standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  11. Assist with field support coordination
  12. Support Chief Pilot as required
  13. Use proper Crew Resource Management (CRM) procedures


  1. U.S. Citizenship is required
  2. Commercial pilot certificate (Single engine, Multi engine and instrument ratings)
  3. Formal flight test training highly desireable
  4. Military flight experience desireable
  5. Military flight test experience highly desireable
  6. Flight test experience required
  7. Air Transport Piiot desireable
  8. Current FAA Medical Certificate (1st or 2d Class)
  9. Minimum of 2,000 hours of pilot time
  10. Minimum of 500 hours in turbine powered aircraft
  11. Able to pass instrument competency check in the category of aircraft to be flown
  12. Type rating in Falcon 20/HU-25 , Gulfstream IV-SP highly desireable.
  13. Experience in DeHavilland Twin Otters highly desireable
  14. CFl/CFll highly desireable
  15. FAA Unmanned Aerial System Operator License desireable (Military experience equivalent)

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.  

  1. S. Citizenship is required.

Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for a Test and Evaluation Engineer for the Systems Integration and Management Office (SIMO).  The job location is Fort Campbell, Kentucky in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Army Special Operations Aviation (ARSOA).  Interested applicants should contact Mr. Brian Thompson or Mr. Greg Stewart at 757-833-7538 and email their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scope:  Provide test and evaluation support for the entire SIMO technical division to include the MH-47, MH-60, MH-6, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Avionics, Aircraft Survivability Equipment, Sensors, and Weapons programs. Successful performance requires knowledge of the aircraft-level qualification requirements and the ability to interface effectively with aircraft subsystems and systems developers and airworthiness qualification engineers.


  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity
  • Develop test plans, coordinate test activities to include test range scheduling and planning, data collection and processing.
  • Apply and administrate the requirements of Army Regulation (AR) 70-62 as they apply to ARSOA aircraft.
  • Participate as a member of Technical Interface Meetings (TIM), Program Reviews, Test Integration Working Groups (TIWG), and System Safety Working Groups (SSWG).
  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity.
  • Work closely with engineering counterparts, to include, but not limited to the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), and Technology Application Program Office (TAPO).
  • Perform routine clerical, administrative, and logistics tasks as required in support of the SIMO.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in military/commercial aviation is required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with planning and conducting flight tests
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field is required. (Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical)
  • Secret or Interim Secret security clearance is required

Salary and Benefits:

  • Negotiable based on experience
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, sick leave, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off (3 weeks)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday

Aerospace Engineer - Ft Eustis, VA

USfalcon, recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking an Aerospace Engineer to work at Fort Eustis, VA to provide specialized engineering support services to assist the Aviation Integration Directorate (AID) in the execution of specific technical mission areas.



- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or related discipline from an accredited engineering college.

- 10-15 years of relevant experience.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook).

Clearance Requirement:

- Final Top Secret Security clearance.


- N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:

- DAWIA Level II certified in Program Management, Test, or SPRDE or a PMP Certification.

- Graduate/Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from an accredited engineering college

- Knowledgeable in helicopter performance theory, performance models and performance flight test data.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter mission planning tools for calculating performance and mission planning parameters.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter mechanical operation and flight critical subsystems.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter operations and use of operator manuals, weight and balance calculations, etc.

- Knowledgeable in the process and documentation of helicopter airworthiness.

- Knowledgeable in preparing technical reports, flight test plans, technical findings, and airworthiness substantiation documents.

- Knowledgeable in preparing acquisition documents, including acquisition strategies, program budgets, and contracting plans.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook).


- Serve as an Aviation Program Manager’s liaison for determining the impacts of aircraft modifications to aircraft airworthiness.

- Prepare and present technical and historical documents for a review board to determine impacts to airworthiness and continued helicopter safety of flight.

- Recommend, justify, track, and distribute airworthiness release documents, including but not limited to substantiation documents, airworthiness releases, and configuration control documentation.

- Calculate helicopter performance based on test, published, extrapolated or estimated data.

- Evaluate data for inclusion in helicopter user manuals.

- Work collaboratively with a team to integrate the performance data into aircraft software and Mission Planning systems as appropriate.

- Support the program manager in the design, development, integration, testing, evaluation, fielding, and support of aviation weapons systems and associated mission equipment.

- Assist budget and logistics specialists in the development of system costs.

- Perform technical writing.

- Occasional travel (1-2 times per month) within the continental US.

- Additional duties as assigned.

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; SECRET, TS, or TS/SCI clearance is required.


About the Company: USfalcon provides integrated technology solutions worldwide to Department of Defense and National Security clients in the areas of Aerospace, Mission Systems Engineering, Information Technology and Education and Training. USfalcon has been recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States, with offices in Cary, NC, Reston, VA, Colorado Springs, CO, Dayton, OH and Huntsville, AL. USfalcon is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. www.usfalcon.com