The ITPS instructor team consists of a truly international group of experts with the broadest spectrum of expertise in fixed and rotary wing, civil and military flight tests.
Giorgio has 34 years of flying experience of which twenty have been in flight testing. He holds a Post Graduate certificate in Aerospace Engineering from Bristol University in the UK and an Airline Transport Pilot License. He is a Graduate of NTPS 1990, Flight Test Engineer Course. Giorgioâ€™s flight testing experience as a pilot and flight test engineer spans fixed wing and helicopter, civil and military. He has worked as a contractor for a number of major aircraft manufacturers on Part 23, 25, 27 and 29 certification projects. During these he has worked with UK CAA, FOCA, Austro Control, FAA and Transport Canada. Projects have included Performance and Stability and control flight tests, cockpit workload, (AW-139, 109LUH at Agusta) natural icing flight tests (Embraer-145, Alenia C-27J, IPTN CN-235-200, Diamond DA-42), power plant and systems certification and avionics systems (Grob G-180Spn). Contracted by Diamond Aircraft to set up a Flight test department in Canada, he conducted initial Proof of Concept flight test for the D-Jet Prototype as well as the whole Diamond piston engine line. Giorgioâ€™s military experience includes participating in the flight test of the Mirage IIIBZ upgrade for the South African Air Force. Subsequent experience Stores Certification and Weapons Testing, Navigation Systems, Targeting pod and Laser Warning receiver tests In parallel Giorgio has over 24 yearsâ€™ experience training test pilots and flight test engineers and in designing and managing military training programs for customers from around the world.