Lead Flight Test Engineer CAT 2 (LFTE-P)
|Schedule||05.07. – 22.10.2021|
Safe operation is the key priority in performing flight tests. Lead flight test engineers for category 2 flight tests (LFTE CAT 2) operate as part of a flight test crew and take a directive role in flight tests. The responsible position of a LFTE requires profound knowledge and proven competencies. This professional course is primarily addressed to engineers, who will take the position of a LFTE CAT 2 for fixed wing aircraft in a design, production, test or certification organization. Course participants will build up qualifications along the EASA Part-21 syllabus.
The course consists of the course modules/add-on features:
Beyond demonstrating individual competencies as per EASA-Part 21 training objectives, course participants will:
In-flight training will include approximately 40 flights with a guaranteed total flight time of at least 30 flight hours on a variety of single and multi engine aircraft and numerous hours of individual training in full flight simulators.
Students will be evaluated through examinations on all of the theoretical subjects and will prepare oral and written flight test reports. Upon completion of the syllabus students will evaluate an unknown aircraft within a final project. Furthermore instructors will continuously assess the student’s individual skills. If identified, individual training will be adapted in order to assure that the student is enabled:
Students will obtain complimentary ground training plus 10 hours flight training towards the EASA Private Pilot License.
Workload for the students is rated high.
A CAT 1 bridging course is scheduled for 2022.