Simon joined QinetiQ in 2010, having completed 25 years in the Royal Air Force where he gained significant operational experience from Gulf War 1 through continued operational deployments to the Middle East and other global operations. With a background in avionics engineering and flight engineering, Simon has supported safety and airworthiness across the air domain, as well as combat air support UK MOD Air Systems, ranging from Spitfire and Hurricane through to FCAS AP. This is in addition to RPAS platforms, with further international combat air systems programmes from the concept and in-service phases of life.
Engineering Director Air & Space
Nick joined QinetiQ’s predecessor (A&AEE) in 1993 and graduated from ETPS in 1997 as a Flight Test Engineer (MAA Class A). Nick was UK Flight Test Engineer on the Boeing X-32, Experimental Joint Strike Fighter and led the production of first Release-to-Service of the Eurofighter Typhoon. More recently Nick was instrumental in leading the introduction of the Test Aircrew Training programme which modernised and enhanced the training of Flight Test Professionals at ETPS.