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Flight Test Handling Qualities Engineer (m/f)

Come help us build the world´s most advanced amphibious aircraft at Dornier Seawings.

For development and certification of the aircraft type flight testing is an important and interesting task to determine the system´s performance and suitability as well as to show compliance with the applicable airworthiness requirements in a dynamic and motivated environment.


  • Coordination of development and certification flight tests on aircraft

  • Development of a flight handling and flight characteristics program for a CS/FAR23 commuter aircraft

  • Development of flight test cards

  • Definition of flight test instrumentation

  • Preparation and conduction of ground- and flight tests in support of the flight test engineer

  • Data reduction and qualified real-time/ post flight analysis

  • Compilation of test reports

  • Validation of handling and flight characteristics


  • Master´s degree in a technical or scientific course of study

  • Solid background in flight physics and pre-design

  • Experience in aircraft handling and flight characteristics evaluation and validation

  • Familiar with Part 21 and CS/FAR23 requirements

  • Good communication skills

  • Precise and reliable work attitude


  • Hours per week: 40

  • Location: Wessling, Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany