Instructor: Greg Lewis

No image available Biography: Greg Lewis is an aeronautical engineer and test pilot with 46 years of experience in flight testing of both military and civil aircraft. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years, serving initially as a fighter pilot in F-4's, including a combat tour in Southeast Asia (SEA). After returning from SEA, Greg spent the rest of his military career in flight test of fighter aircraft, including the F-4, the F-16 and a research version of the F-15, implementing thrust vectoring and inflight reversing. After leaving the Air Force, Greg joined the National Test Pilot School (NTPS), teaching academics as well as serving as a flight instructor in aircraft ranging from gliders to supersonic aircraft. In addition to instructing, Greg served in leadership positions, including Chief Flight Test Instructor, Chief of Academics and Head of Training. Greg also is an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER), flight testing new and modified civilian aircraft for certification. Over his career, he accumulated over 10,000 hrs in 126 different aircraft. Greg holds a B.S. and M.S in aero/astro engineering from MIT. He is a graduate of the USAF Test Pilot School and a Fellow and Past-President of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots.

Classes by this instructor


This course provides an introduction to and definition of the basic flight test process, application of engineering principles to flight tests and description of common flight test practices, along with an introduction to the flight test discipline. The course is embellished with a variety of examples from completed flight test programs.
October 14-18, 2024, Renaissance Orlando Resort (Formerly the B Resort)
March 17-21, 2025, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter