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Grob 120TP Flight Test Instrumentation

Grob 120TP Flight Test Instrumentation

Test pilot and flight test engineer training requires access to a variety of different aircraft and helicopter types, equipped with flight test instrumentation to capture and record aircraft and systems parameters. The flight test instrumentation is crucial in the training process as it provides data in an accessible format that will otherwise not be available in standard production standard aircraft. Traditional flight test instrumentation installation involve extensive bespoke aircraft modification which results in the aircraft being restricted to test operations and operation under flight test permits only. While this is acceptable for aircraft used in developmental flight tests, it imposes significant management overheads and operational restrictions for test flying training. The specialised nature of flight test instrumentation also increase the risk of the project experiencing significant schedule and cost overruns.

GVH Aerospace was presented with the challenge of designing, modifying and certifying two Grob 120 TP procured by QinetiQ PLC for the UK Empire Test Pilot School. The aircraft is part of the fleet renewal and investment program. GVH Aerospace worked closely with QinetiQ to design the state-of-the-art flight test instrumentation that provides the next generation of test pilot training capability. The flight test instrumentation modification was certified as an EASA STC, allowing the aircraft to be operated in an unrestricted manner. The modified aircraft enters into service in 2019 to train the next generation of flight test pilots and engineers.

Key People

Cher-Min Teo

Chief of Strategy & Marketing

Cher Min has a long history of delivering aviation programmes....

Cher Min has a long history of delivering aviation programmes. Cher Min is responsible for developing GVH’s business in the Asian market beyond Southeast Asia, having first being part of the team that established GVH’s design centre in Singapore. His background includes airworthiness certification, engineering and project management, business development and program delivery.

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Brett Worsley

Operations Director - Australia Pacific

Brett leads our GVH Aerospace Australia Pacific team...

Brett leads our GVH Aerospace Australia Pacific team and has a long history in delivering aviation programmes. As the Operations Director for Australia Pacific he is responsible for implementing the global business strategy and ensuring the delivery of safe and effective design solutions to clients within this region. Brett’s background includes airworthiness certification, engineering & project management, and major program delivery.

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Chris Andretzke

Business Development Manager - Australia Pacific

Chris is part of GVH Aerospace's global business development team and leads our ...

Chris is part of GVH Aerospace’s global business development team and leads our business development and sales efforts in the Australia Pacific region. Chris contributes to the definition and implementation of the global business strategy within this region. As a fully qualified Flight Test Engineer, Chris combines engineering management expertise, technical expertise and an intimate operational understanding to deliver high value solutions to our customers.

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