- 181974 - Senior Stability & Control Engineer
- Chipton-Ross is seeking an Senior Stability & Control Engineer for an opening in Reno, NV.
As the Senior Stability & Control Engineer you will report to the VP of Flight Sciences and be responsible for providing detailed stability and control analysis and input to the design of the AS2 supersonic business jet.
Independently address stability and control related issues throughout the vehicle design and test process
Develop aerodynamic databases needed for Stability and Control
Identify Stability and Control issues and propose solutions
Support flight control laws group and the development of aircraft flight control laws
Develop requirements for low and high-speed wind tunnel tests
Support S&C wind tunnel tests from planning through execution and final reports
Provide hinge moment data based on CFD and wind tunnel tests
Provide input for control surface sizing, deflection angles, and rates
Contribute to the development of aircraft stability and control requirements that are compatible with civil certification standards (FAR25/CS25)
Provide inputs to developmental and FAA-approved flight manuals including normal handling characteristics and emergency procedures
Support stability and control flight testing
Experience with the latest industry-standard stability and control and aerodynamic design and analysis tools such as MATLAB/SIMULINK and vortex-lattice tools
Experience working with CFD experts to generate data required for stability and control analyses
Prior experience performing trade studies related to stability and control including using numerical tools as well as wind tunnel data
Experience in the creation of aerodynamic stability and control databases
Knowledge of, and experience with, FAA FAR 25 and EASA CS 25 stability and control regulatory requirements and means of compliance
Experience with flight and wind tunnel test monitoring and data reduction to support stability and control analysis and certification efforts
Familiarity in generating documentation to support certification efforts
Accredited BS in Aeronautics or Aerospace Engineering with more than 6 years of experience (or MS in engineering plus 4 years of experience)
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
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