Experimental VTOL Test Pilot

Posted on 5/15/2024



501-1,000 employees

Develops eVTOL vehicles and clean-energy ecosystems



California City, CA, USA

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related field required; Master’s degree in flight test engineering or related field preferred
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an Experimental Test Pilot
  • Graduate of a recognized Test Pilot School or equivalent level of experience as a Test Pilot
  • FAA Class II Medical
  • Commercial pilot license
  • 1000+ PIC total VTOL aircraft flight hours
  • Experience with Risk Management, including Hazard Identification and preparing Risk Assessments
  • Experience with Uninhabited Aerial System (UAS) certification and testing
  • Familiarity with standard flight test processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of the FAA civil certification process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite
  • Complete experimental flight tests in an eVTOL aircraft
  • Coordinate with flight test engineers to develop test plans, test cards, and test procedures given requirements from the engineering team
  • Develop and maintain flight manuals, operations, checklists, and procedures
  • Lead and/or participate in the safety of flight and flight readiness review boards
  • Complete all required documentation in accordance with established company and FAA procedures
  • Maintain flying currency and proficiency in multiple different aircraft types
  • Up to 50% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Supernal specializes in developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and a scalable, electrified, clean-energy ecosystem for Advanced Air Mobility, leveraging Hyundai Motor Group's automotive manufacturing expertise. The main technologies involved include eVTOL vehicle design and development, as well as ecosystem integration for Advanced Air Mobility.

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Washington, District of Columbia



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