Staff

StaffMember List

  • 安村 佳之
    CEOYoshiyuki YasumuraTest Pilot

    Main Career

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (7 years)

    Since 2013, I have been the chief test pilot of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. November 2015 Successful first flight of MRJ as a captain. In charge of company flight test and type certification flight test at Moses Lake in WA for about 4 years from 2016. I hold the qualification as an aircraft certification pilot.

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (14 years)

    In charge of flight tests for improving the functions of F-15, F-2, etc. and company flight tests after regular repairs. Established FTEC (Flight Test Engineering Course) in-house to train flight test engineers, and trained more than 200 flight test engineers. Participated in the initial development of MRJ (Space Jet) since 2006.

    Ministry of Defense Air Self-Defense Force (23 years)

    Worked for about 7 years as an MITSUBISHI F-1 fighter pilot. After graduating from the TPC (JASDF Test Pilot Course), in charge of various flight tests such as XT-4, XT-2, F-15, and early FBW pilot simulation testing during development of the XF-2.

    Flight Experience

    Civil aircraft: MRJ90, A320, MU300, MU2, BE200, BE400, C303, D228, PA24, BE76, SABRE60, C441, DHC1, SR22, GA8, NDN1, RV7
    Military aircraft: F-2, F-1, F-15J, F-4EJ, F-16, T-1, T-2, T-2CCV, T-3, T-4, T-33, T-34, C-1, C-130, etc.
    Total : 35 types of aircraft, more than 7,000 hours

    In charge of

    • Consulting related to aircraft development and flight test operations.
    • Research and consulting of safety management and risk management.​
    • Research and consulting on pilot human error and CRM.​
    • Education and guidance for flight test pilots and engineers.
  • COOHiroaki NakataPh.D. (Engineering)

    Main Career

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (2 years)

    Participated in the development of MRJ (Space Jet) from 2019. As a compliance expert for flight control, I was in charge of the leader of type certification activities. In addition, I was also in charge of building the continued operational safety/continued airworthiness system and process for the entire company after obtaining the type certificate.

    Civil Aviation Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (7 years)

    Conducted airworthiness inspections and audits of manufacturers of aircraft equipment and/or parts, and Japanese aircraft carriers. Also, in charge of licensing work in the proviso of Article 11 of the Civil Aeronautics Act.
    Since 2012, I had been conducting type certification examinations for each system. In the MRJ (Space Jet) Project, I was in charge of type certification examination as a leader of air conditioning and pressurization system, and a leader of flight control system. Some Issue Papers were created and issued for each mechanical system, and also new regulations for aircraft design were established.

    In charge of

    • Consulting related to aircraft design development and certification work in general.
    • Consulting on the construction of safety management system (SMS) in the aircraft industry.
    • Education and guidance on safety analysis for aircraft design.
  • Teruo NagahashiTechnology / certification

    Main Career

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (12 years)

    From 2009, I have been involved in the MRJ initial development at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, in charge of landing gear system device design and landing gear system conformity certification. I have been certified as a chief verification engineer for mechanical equipment (specimen conformity inspection, test setup conformity inspection, test witnessing, and manufacturing process inspection) since 2014, and as a chief design verification engineer for mechanical equipment since 2016.

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (21 years)

    Responsible for T-4, T-400 landing gear system maintenance design and CX development design, MU-2, MU-300, YS-11 landing gear system/flight control system/hydraulic system/oxygen system maintenance design and TC maintenance

    Also in charge of pneumatic/hydraulic circuit design for JR 300X and the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, design and pyrotechnic test of JAXA’s supersonic SST-X recovery system and flight test in Australia, H1 rocket 2-stage structural maintenance design and H2 rocket 2-stage structural design.

    In Charge of

    • Consulting related to aircraft design, development and certification work in general.
  • Keita GotoTechnology / certification

    Main Career

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (3 years)

    Since 2009, I had served as the design leader of flight control laws at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. I was also in charge of developing flight control software specifications for automatic code generation and sensor redundancy management specifications.

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (25 years)

    Starting with the design of the flight guidance law and ground control law for NAL/NASDA’s (now JAXA’s) ALFLEX(Automatic Landing Flight EXperiment Vehicle), I have also designed a control law to maintain position in a wind tunnel for a dynamic wind tunnel test rig (a test device for floating a model in a wind tunnel), a group coordinated guidance law for multiple unmanned aircraft, and a reconfigurable flight control law for a small experimental vehicle of the advanced technology demonstration aircraft (X-2). In this way, I was in charge of research and development of advanced flight control law argorithms, and also participated in a lot of flight tests at Woomera Aerodrome, Australia, Satsuma-Iojima Island, and Taiki Town, Hokkaido, Japan, as a flight control law design engineer.

    In Charge of

    • Consulting related to aircraft design, development and certification work in general.
    • Consulting related to aircraft flight control law design and development.
    • Education and guidance for flight characteristics.
  • Sales / Planning / Development / General Affairs / accounting /OthersRyo Yasumura

    Main Career

    Joined a debugging company. Contributed to the development of game machines in collaboration with a game machine manufacturer. I have been involved in the establishment of AeroVXR LLC since January 2021 to the present.

    Qualifications / In Charge of

    UAV Flight Pilot (JUAVAC certified)
    The third level of On-The-Ground Special Radio Operator

    • Contract-related services with other companies
    • General drone market research
    • Drone piloting instruction