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Engineer Air Force

Paris, Île-de-France, France
May 24, 2018

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THIBAUT CAPPUYNS – Junior Flight Test Engineer

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Tel.: +31 6 01 81 45 27

Academic Qualifications

Sep. 2016 - Delft University of Technology GPA: 3.7 Delft, Netherlands Present Master of Science Aerospace Engineering

Flight Performance & Propulsion specialization

TU Delft is ranked in the Top 20 best engineering universities (worldwide)

Currently on hold due to job opportunity at Airbus Flight Test Center Sep. 2015 – Civil National Aviation School (ENAC) GPA: 3.8 Toulouse, France Feb. 2016 Master Engineering ENAC, minor exchange

Specialty Aeronautical Techniques: aircraft operations and certification Sep. 2013 - Delft University of Technology GPA: 3.3 Delft, Netherlands Jun. 2016 Bachelor of Science Aerospace Engineering

Recognized for academic performance – among top performing students of my class

All-time record endurance flight of first year competition with RC flying wing Work Experience

Nov. 2017- Airbus Flight Test Center, Flight Test Analyst Altran Technologies, France Present Handling qualities – Flight Mechanics assessment on Airbus A350XWB series

Delivery of Certification Cards on A350-900 Performance Improvement Package

Briefing and de-briefing of Flight Orders

Live telemetry follow-up in Airbus telemetry rooms

Providing Test Result Analysis and compliance demonstration Jul. 2017 - European Aviation Safety Agency, Apprenticeship Cologne, Germany Dec. 2017 CS25 – Large Transport Aeroplanes Directorate – Flight Test & Powerplant Panel

Delivered template for small DOA Flight Test Operating Manual

Proposed three solutions to dissident airworthiness positions of major authorities

Introduced generic Certification Review Items in Notice for Proposed Amendment 2011 – Capco Aviation, Demonstration Pilot & Technical Apprentice Hasselt, Belgium Present Marketing and sales as Belgian dealer of Tecnam Aircraft

Maintenance performed on aircraft cells and Bombardier Rotax 912-series engines

Customer flights and demonstration through formation flights at local airshows/ fly-ins 2011– Royal Belgian Air Cadets, Non-Commissioned Officer Belgian Air Force Present Educating aviation-minded youngsters within the Belgian Air Component

Courses include: aerodynamics, human factors, piloting techniques, etc.

Support during glider camps, 5 weeks per year

Aug. 2012 Brussels Airlines, Apprenticeship Brussels, Belgium Performing maintenance in cabin repair department

Aircraft maintained: Airbus A330, A319 and Avro RJ85 Junior Flight Test Engineer at Airbus Flight Test Center. Additional experience in sales of microlight up to CS-23 certified aircraft and 300 hours of Pilot In Command on 14 aircraft types. Performed a traineeship at the European Aviation Safety Agency in the Flight Test Panel of CS25. Curriculum Vitae – Thibaut Cappuyns Page 2 of 2

Flying Experience

Since 2018 Bartollini Air, Oxford ATPL Distance Learning

Expected to be obtained by August 2018

Currently building flying experience

11/13/2017 Ben Air Flight Academy, Private Pilot License

EASA CLASS 2 Medical

03/21/2014 Aero Kiewit, Microlight Pilot License

Youngest microlight licensed Pilot of Belgium

07/09/2013 Royal Belgian Air Cadets, Sailplane Pilot License

1000m altitude gain

5hrs endurance flight

Additional training by French Air Force and U.S. Civil Air Patrol Additional Training & Projects

2016 TU Delft, Chief Engineer of Bachelor end project Grade: 4 Delft, Netherlands

Full time feasibility study of an aircraft using the Magnus effect

Functioned as chief engineer, leading 10 fellow students 2015 AIRBUS, Research and Technology Grade: 4 Toulouse, France

Qualitative study on the integration of an Intelligent Personal Assistant in the cockpit Aug. 2013 Civil Air Patrol, International Air Cadet Exchange California, USA

Worldwide exchange for aviation-minded young people

Selected as Air Cadet of the year to represent Belgium in California Certificates & Awards

2016 Anthony Fokker Award Nominee of the Dutch Aerospace Fund

Award issued to stimulate aerospace engineering students to excel

Nominated as chief engineer and quality control manager, representing 10 students 2015 Level 6 (Expert) English Language Proficiency for Aeronautical Communication

Issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization 2007/09/10 European Champion FAI F3R Pylon Racing

Racing remote controlled aircraft powered by reciprocating engines Sponsored by Big Bruce Racing (Australia)


Language Proficiency IT Proficiency

Dutch Native language

English Full professional proficiency

French Professional proficiency

German Limited working proficiency

Russian Elementary proficiency

MSFT. Office, Latex Advanced

Matlab, Python Advanced

Airbus EV tools Advanced

Catia V5, Ansys Intermediate

Xfoil, XFLR5 Intermediate

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