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Junior Test Pilot

An aircraft manufacturer and maintenance organisation in Johannesburg are looking for a Junior Test Pilot to join their team.


  • Test flying of new aircraft and aircraft after maintenance
  • Completion of the required documents relating to test flying
  • Identify snags in flight and ensure they are resolved prior to further testing
  • Must keep and maintain the appropriate class and the ratings, ensure validity of license and medical is maintained on a regular basis


  • 500 hours min total time
  • Class II Test Pilot rating
  • Turbo and variable pitch propeller ratings
  • Good stick and rudder piloting skills
  • Good practical experience in and knowledge of aircraft systems and maintenance
  • Have a clear understanding of CARS & CATS Part 44, 43, 91 and 24
  • Must have conducted at least 5 initial test flights and concluded rigging and snagging and written a test flight report on all
  • Must have conducted maintenance test flights IAW the POH of particular airplane including test flight reports
  • Ability to brief and debrief technicians in detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Maintain a high level of situational awareness
  • Understanding the setup and fault finding of airplane avionics including understanding of IFR setups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


  • Market related salary

Apply online or send your CV to nico@aviationlink.co.za.

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