Airplane Flight Manual Author

Stans, Switzerland
11 Jun 2013
09 Jul 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

Airplane Flight Manual Author
Stans, Switzerland

Our Technical Documentation has an immediate opening for an Airplane Flight Manual Author.

This challenging position involves:

  • Development of the Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) / Pilot¿s Operating Handbook (POH) and Flight Crew Operations Manual (FCOM) for a new Part 23 aircraft
  • The formatting and presentation of aircraft limitations, normal and emergency procedures, performance, weight and balance and system description with schematic data, in a manner that is straight forward and easily understood by a pilot
  • The production of draft illustrations from drawings, photographs, sketches etc. to aid in the final preparation of artwork
  • Liaison with engineering, certification, test pilots, and flight test department for the efficient creation of the required texts
  • Liaison with internal certification and external airworthiness authorities for the approval of the documents

For this position you are required to have the following skills and background:

  • Pilot with a background of a civilian flying career in the US environment
  • In-depth knowledge of the civil aviation certification requirements and flight operation regulations pertaining to the AFM and FCOM
  • English mother tongue; basic knowledge of German is not mandated but would be beneficial
  • Experience in the arena of Airplane Flight Manual preparation, approval and continued maintenance

Application documents to:

Ursula Zimmermann, Human Resources Manager (Ref. EZD)
Pilatus Aircraft Ltd, P.O. Box 992, 6371 Stans, phone: +41 41 619 33 27