Maintenance Test Pilots shall be proficient in flying operations of the aircraft they are assigned. Maintenance test pilots shall possess a current and valid ARMY or FAA Second Class Medical Certificate. Annual renewals of the medical certificates shall be the responsibility of the individual.
Instrument Rating: Maintenance test pilots shall possess an instrument rating on their FAA commercial certificates. Instrument and night flights are not required by AR 95-20.
Maintenance Test Pilot Prerequisites: The contractor's maintenance test pilots shall meet the qualification requirements of AR 95-20. Pilots shall have successfully completed US Army Aircraft Maintenance Officers Course (AMOC) Phase II or complete an equivalency evaluation IAW AR 95-1 and AR 95-20.
Maintenance Test Pilot Physical Requirements: The contractor's maintenance test pilots shall undergo and successfully complete initially and annually thereafter, during their birth months, an Army or FAA second class flight physical. Re-examination of contractor's test pilots may be required when deemed by the Project Officer to be in the best interest of the Government. Contractor test pilots shall not perform flight duties when ill, after receiving medical treatment that may impair physical abilities required for flight or after receiving drugs from a civilian physician until properly cleared by a Flight Surgeon.
Maintenance Test Pilot Proficiency: The contractor's maintenance test pilots shall undergo an annual flight evaluation conducted IAW AR 95-1, Para 4-7 and the appropriate Aircrew Training Manual (ATM). An Army/Government Test Flight Evaluator (MTFE) will conduct this evaluation. These evaluations must meet the requirements of AR 95-1. Currency shall be in accordance with AR 95-1.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The contractor’s maintenance test pilot shall be required to perform additional duties, at the direction of the Site Supervisor and in coordination with the Project Officer, when not performing actual flight. These duties may include the following:
Aircraft Technical InspectionChief Pilot duties (as assigned by the Site Supervisor)Ferry flights as approved by the GFR and KO