Team

EURO FLIGHT TEST is a team of  highly experienced CAT 1 and CAT 2 flight test engineers and test pilots from the military and industry. The team is complemented by renowned senior subject matter experts from R&D institutions and industry as well as former governmental officials.

EURO FLIGHT TEST Executive Management Board:


Reiner “Tex” Exner Reiner's LinkedIn Profile
Managing Director & Accountable Manager

  • M.Sc. Aeronautical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, Munich
  • Flight Test Engineer at Messerschmitt Boelkow Blohm (MBB) Manching, TORNADO program
  • US Naval Test Pilot School, 12-months Professional Course, Graduation as Experimental Flight Test Engineer, Patuxent River, Maryland
  • Flight Test Engineer, EUROFIGHTER Aircraft Prototype, at BAe in the UK
  • Lead Flight Test Engineer X-31 experimental prototype, delegated to Rockwell International and NASA Dryden, USA
  • Team Leader Flying Quality Analysis RANGER 2000 prototypes, MBB, Manching
  • Lead Flight Test Engineer EUROFIGHTER Prototype, DASA Military Aircraft, Manching
  • Lead Flight Test Engineer MiG 29 Upgrade Program, DASA Military Aircraft, Romania
  • Senior Manager Flight Test Operations, Hellenic F-4F Upgrade Program, EADS Military Aircraft, Greece
  • Senior Manager Flight Test Operations BARRACUDA UAS, Cassidian, Manching
  • Senior Manager Flight Test Operations EURO HAWK UAS, Cassidian / Airbus Defence & Space, Manching and Edwards Air Force Base

Reiner is an active pilot with more than 2.600 flight hours PIC time. He is a member and the former treasurer of the Society of Flight Test Engineers European Chapter (SFTE-EC), where he published several papers.
He is a lecturer at the Technical University of Ingolstadt.

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Peter Hemmert Peter's LinkedIn Profile
Managing Director & Head of Training

  • M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Bundeswehr University, Munich
  • M.Sc. Industrial Engineering, TFH Berlin
  • M.Sc. Flight Test & Evaluation, NTPS, Mojave, California
  • CAT 1 Fixed Wing Graduate as Flight Test Engineer, NTPS, Mojave, California
  • Technical Officer TORNADO/EUROFIGHTER, German Air Force
  • Flight Test Engineer TORNADO at WTD 61 (German Military Flight Test Center) Manching
  • Lead Flight Test Engineer EURO HAWK at WTD 61 (German Military Flight Test Center) Manching / Edwards Air Force Base
  • Program Management EURO HAWK, Bundeswehr, Koblenz
  • Program Management A400M, German MOD, Bonn
  • T&V Engineer NATO AGS, San Diego, USA

Peter is an active pilot with a MEP rating.

Rolf Hellbutsch Rolf's LinkedIn Profile
Managing Director & Chief Technology Officer

  • M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Technical University, Berlin
  • Several Courses as Flight Test Engineer, NTPS, Mojave, California
  • Flight Test Engineer TORNADO at WTD 61 (German Military Flight Test Center) Manching
  • R&D Airborne Reconnaissance, Bundeswehr, Koblenz
  • Research Officer for Fluid Dynamics, US Air Force Academy, Colorado
  • Program Management EURO HAWK, Bundeswehr, Koblenz
  • Liaison Officer for UAS & Helicopter Technology, Bundeswehr, Washington DC
  • Program Management Strategic Airborne SIGINT , German MOD, Bonn