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Alan Lawless

Aurora Flight Sciences

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Aurora Flight Sciences

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Flight Test SME for Aurora Flight Sciences, consultant Flight Analyst DER for Part 23 and 25.  Ratings include commercial MEL instrument, glider, motor glider (gyroplane certificate next).

Military flight test experience spans USAF helicopters, bombers, fighters, and R&D. Civil experience includes development and certification with Cessna (Lead FTE Sovereign, CJ1+), Grob Aerospace (Head of FT), Honda Aircraft (Chief FTE). Academia included instructor, author, and Chief of Academics at the National Test Pilot School in Mojave, CA.  

Fellow of Society of Flight Test Engineers, served various offices including 16 years as SFTE Tech Council Chair.
Member of Boeing T&E Flight Test Council 
Founder and Chair of  E-VTOL Flight Test Council, hosted by VFS.