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CODE: 196.263-042Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): TEST PILOT (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: engineering test pilot

Pilots new, prototype, experimental, modified, and production aircraft to evaluate factors such as aircraft's airworthiness, performance, systems operation, and design: Inspects or oversees inspection of aircraft prior to flight to ensure aircraft's readiness for flight. Starts and warms engine, listens to engine sounds at various speeds, and monitors instruments to detect malfunctions. Taxies aircraft to test controls, brakes, and shock absorbers. Radios control tower for takeoff instructions, releases brakes, and moves throttles and hand and foot controls to take off and control aircraft in flight. Operates aircraft controls to perform maneuvers, such as stalls, dives, loops, rolls, turns, and speed runs, to test and evaluate stability, control characteristics, and aerodynamic design. Observes recording, measuring, and operating instruments and equipment during test flight to evaluate aircraft's performance. Prepares report of test results and collaborates with engineering personnel to analyze test data. Assists engineers in preparing master flight plans for testing purposes. May provide instructions for adjustments or replacement of parts. May deliver aircraft to designated receiving point. May train customer in operation of aircraft.
GOE: 05.04.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R5 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 88

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CODE: 196.263-042 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): TEST PILOT (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: engineering test pilot

Pilots new, prototype, experimental, modified, and production aircraft to evaluate factors such as aircraft's airworthiness, performance, systems operation, and design: Inspects or oversees inspection of aircraft prior to flight to ensure aircraft's readiness for flight. Starts and warms engine, listens to engine sounds at various speeds, and monitors instruments to detect malfunctions. Taxies aircraft to test controls, brakes, and shock absorbers. Radios control tower for takeoff instructions, releases brakes, and moves throttles and hand and foot controls to take off and control aircraft in flight. Operates aircraft controls to perform maneuvers, such as stalls, dives, loops, rolls, turns, and speed runs, to test and evaluate stability, control characteristics, and aerodynamic design. Observes recording, measuring, and operating instruments and equipment during test flight to evaluate aircraft's performance. Prepares report of test results and collaborates with engineering personnel to analyze test data. Assists engineers in preparing master flight plans for testing purposes. May provide instructions for adjustments or replacement of parts. May deliver aircraft to designated receiving point. May train customer in operation of aircraft.
GOE: 05.04.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R5 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 88


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