Flight Mechanics Engineer
Our Reference: J63565
Job Terms: Salaried
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Job Category: Aerospace
Expleo are supporting a major client based in the Middle East involved in the development of a 5th generation military aircraft. We are looking for a Flight Mechanics Engineer to join this exciting opportunity to be involved in producing a world class military aircraft. The position will be based in Turkey for an initial 12 month period. This will be a fixed term contract with salaries based on experience and skill levels.
Due to the nature of the project, candidates must be nationals of one of the NATO countries who are eligible for security clearance in their home countries.
The role is responsible for estimating, calculating and validation of air vehicle flight mechanics characteristics.
Define flight mechanics requirements of candidate platforms which will establish a baseline for the assessments studies,
Analyse the CFD, empirical, and/or wind tunnel aerodynamic data according to the flight mechanic aspects including low and high speed regimes,
Investigation of longitudinal, lateral/directional stability characteristics of the potential platforms as a meter of stability and control coefficients and derivatives,
Detailed analysis of the stability and control static and dynamic derivatives according to the flight conditions and aircraft configurations,
Generate trim, stability, and CG range analysis utilizing the available database (i.e. wind tunnel, CFD, etc.)
Control power and allocation analysis, control surface sizing and generating allocation function(s) for specific manoeuvres,
Support the development the critical skills (tools, methodologies, human resources etc.) and capabilities of Turkish Aerospace
Preferable experience level: ~ 15 years