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expert and consultant, offers advice and teaching on airplane flying qualities, performance
and (experimental) testing, offers expertise for accident investigations and is available as expert
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activities: the prevention of airplane accidents after engine failure.
Why do accidents after engine
failure or while an engine is inoperative happen on big and small multi-engine
Because flight manuals, student pilot
textbooks and training manuals inappropriately use unchanged paragraphs out of Aviation Regulations
(Part 23 and 25) that are intended to be used for the design and certification of
airplanes and definitely not for their operational use.
This inappropriate use of Regulations results in deficient definitions and engine emergency
procedures for pilots and hence, in inappropriate crew response to propulsion
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Following graduation as
a Flight Test Engineer at
the USAF Test Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base, CA (class
Five years experience as
Chief Experimental Flight Test of the Royal Netherlands Air Force
responsible for experimental flight testing of all Air Force fixed
wing and helicopter types, evaluation of new aircraft and aircraft
systems and all operational aircraft manuals.
Over 15 years of experience in performing
and reporting on experimental flight tests with, and qualitative evaluations of, aircraft on subjects: performance, flying qualities, airborne systems, ergonomics of crew
Contributed to design meetings and reviews for
procurement, modification and certification of:
Fixed wing aircraft: KDC-10,
C-130, F27, F50, F60, PC-7, Gulfstream IV, A330, F-5 and F-16;
Helicopters: BO-105, AB-412, AS-532 Cougar, CH-47 Chinook,
AH-64A Apache and Alouette III;
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: Sperwer.
Participated in start-up
of EADS-CASA A330 tanker program.
Experienced with light, very light and ultra light
airplanes and gliders.
Developed aircrew checklists and other flight
Evaluated flight operations support
Participated in NATO Avionics and Navigation
Systems Working Groups.
Provided expertise as
expert witness in law suits.
Performed Quality Management System auditing (ISO
9001:2000) as auditor and lead auditor.
Performed aircraft accident investigation
report reviews of accidents with C-130 Hercules, Saab SF-340, Nomad,
Boeing 737 and 747, Piper PA 44-180, Beech C90, Cessna 404, MU-2B,
DC-10, etc. (please refer to the Accidents page).
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Please check the Links page.
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