Paul A. Royer
Erie Pa. *****
Jan. 2008- Apr. 2013
Piper Aircraft Inc.
Experimental Aircraft Instrumentation Specialist (Lead)
Duties: Responsible for installation, set-up, calibration, and troubleshooting of various measurement devices: strain gauges, accelerometers, pressure transducers, load cells etc… Operated complex high speed digital data acquisition systems, and control systems for experimental aircraft test and design validation. Installed, set up, and troubleshot all Avionics systems.
Nov. 2003 – Oct. 2005
Aerotek Contract Engineering
Onsite at Pratt & Whitney, Florida
Turbine Engine Test Technician
Duties: Responsible for installation, set-up, operation, calibration, and troubleshooting of various measurement, digital data recording, and control systems used for turbine engine test and design validation. Including, FM/FM multiplex recording, complex high-speed digital data acquisition, telemetry, and optical measurement systems. I was a member of the NSMS team on the F-135 project as well as acoustic testing and vibration analysis in C-11 Test area.
December 1996 – June 2003
Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A.
Duties: Responsible for set-up, operation, calibration, and troubleshooting of various measurement, digital data recording, and control systems used for turbine engine test and design validation. In charge of vibration analysis used to determine engine performance. Developed and validated written technical procedures.
June 1995 – June 1996
Wichita Falls, Texas
Duties: Responsible for set-up, operation, calibration, and troubleshooting of various avionics test and measurement systems at both flight line and back-shop levels. Including, radar, communications, navigation, and flight control systems. Manage the Maintenance Data Collection system. Maintain aircraft and test stand records and forms. Develop written technical procedures.
Oct. 1982 – Dec. 1992
United States Air Force
F-16 Integrated Avionics Specialist (6yrs)
Master Technical Instructor Avionics (4yrs)
Duties: Troubleshoot and maintain aircraft avionic systems. Including, fly by wire Flight controls, (Servo mechanical) Radar, Inertial navigation, and Communications. Supervise a crew of avionics technicians. Develop, validate and instruct technical courses. Assist in development of a computer based training program. Monitor student progress, counsel students, and maintain student progress reports. Supervise junior instructors.
15 Credits to complete
Associate in Applied Science, Educational and Instructional Technology Community College of the Air Force
Lowry AFB. Denver, Colorado
Completed April 1991
Associate in Liberal Arts
Completed Oct. 1990
Foreign Languages - Fluency in Spanish
References – Available upon request.