Category Archives: Aviation Science

ATPL Theory progress

Moving on with the the highest civil pilot licence and the EASA ATPL conversion course. The online groundschool with all the presentations and mandatory progress tests are a lot, and considering I am not working full time on this, it … Continue reading

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SFTE Senior Member upgrade

Few days ago, I received my Senior Member Certificate from the Society of Flight Test Engineers, making me the youngest Senior Member in the Organization. The work, the papers, the presentations, the Board contributions, resulted in this membership upgrade and … Continue reading

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Lecture at Ryerson University

Delivering a talk as guest lecturer in Aeronautics at Ryerson University, Toronto. Every time I step on a stage, I feel like beside the company I work for, I also represent my country Greece, my hometown Agrinio, my friends and … Continue reading

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Heli Sim evaluation, Orlando FL

Quick trip to Orlando for the evaluation of a helicopter simulator. Multiple interesting features but lack of modularity for the purpose of the evaluation. Promising though.

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Guidelines for RCS testing – 7th ITPS Annual Seminar

Presenting on Guidelines for RCS Testing of Modern Stealth Aircraft during the 7th Annual Flight Test Seminar and Graduation event of International Test Pilots School. In the attached photos with ITPS President Giorgio Clementi, SFTE President James Sergeant and F-35 … Continue reading

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Mig-31 Firefox RCS calculation

As part of an ITPS module on Stealth, I reproduced a Naval Postgraduate School exercise calculating analytically the RCS of the fictitious Mig-31 Firefox. To be more accurate, the RCS is approximated by modelling various aircraft components with simpler shapes … Continue reading

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What is your “flying purpose”?

Today I performed a basic evaluation of a Glass Upgrade for DG/HSI and Attitude Instruments on a Cessna 172. It is not a fast jet, but I much enjoyed the process. In the end of the day I feel that … Continue reading

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