Test Pilot and Test Pilot Instructor - Test Flying Academy of South Africa

Test Pilot Opportunities - TFASA

Position Title: Test Pilot and Test Pilot Tutor.

Worksite: Far East Asia.

Following the successful launch of our Joint Venture Test Pilot School, the Test Flying Academy of South Africa are looking to fill a number of additional new Test Pilot & Test Pilot Tutor positions in both Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing disciplines.

We require contract test pilots for a number of short term projects and test pilot tutors on a permanent contract basis. There may be the possibility of flowing from one role into the other. We can accommodate many different desired working patterns.

 Required Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

  1. Test Pilot Graduate of either USAF TPS, USNTPS, ETPS or EPNER test pilot schools (Full 12 month/Cat 1/Class A course)
  2. Degree in Engineering or closely related to flight testing field (or significant equivalent experience).
  3. Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a test pilot.
  4. Medically fit to fly.
  5. Be in current flying practice
  6. Hold a commercial pilot licence
  7. Fluent in English.
  8. Competent in IT skills

Desired Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

  1. Six years of flight test experience.
  2. Test experience with Certification, AFCS, Radar, EO/IR and Comm/Nav systems.
  3. Previous test pilot school instructional experience.

TFASA offers an outstanding salary and benefits package. For those on a permanent contract suitable accompanied accommodation, travel allowance, education allowance, medical and bonuses are available. Negotiable terms possible.

Interested parties should provide cover letter and resume/CV to:

Craig Penrice, CTPS Manager, TFASA, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.