How nice is it to work on a high-tech development that contributes to the world of tomorrow?

By relentlessly testing our vehicle you make sure that the PAL-V is legal, safe, and reliable for our customers. As a Flight Test Pilot/ Flight Test Engineer you will be working in a small test team of 7 persons. It's your main job to prepare-, execute- flight test and report on the results. You will support in roles needed as Test Pilot, Flight Test Engineer or Test Manager. We use various test locations such as our head office in Raamsdonksveer, Twente Airport, but also in other parts of Europe.

We are looking for a pilot with a engineering background who has experience with testing and likes to work work in an innovative environment. Are you also prepared to complete the required training and have to travel? Then this vacancy might be suitable for you!


  • A Bachelor or Master degree in a technical direction. Preferably in aerospace, automotive, or mechanical engineering.
  • PPL(A) or (H) with a minimum of 100 flight hours. Not required for a Flight Test Engineer.
  • Current flight medical class 2.
  • At least two years of experience in (flight) test activities preferably in Aviation.
  • Strong communication skills in the Dutch and/or English languages.
  • If you are not a Dutch citizen, check 'Flow Chart Hiring International Candidates' to see if PAL-V can process your application.

Our offer for you

What sets the standard:

  • An excellent allowance, we have our own job and salary structure.
  • Commute allowance.
  • 8% vacation bonus.
  • 27 vacation days and the ability to purchase an additional 10 days.
  • A good pension scheme.
  • You will engage in annual discussions about your ambitions and career within our organisation.

To keep you healthy:

  • Flexible hours.
  • Fresh fruit in the office.
  • Vitality platform through which you can get in touch with other colleagues who practice the same hobbies or just to discover new hobbies together.

Because it’s fun:

  • Friendly and helpful colleagues.
  • Team activities, we have a party committee!
  • You can tell people at birthdays that you are working on the world's first flying car.

Apply now!


The application process

1. Send an email and a motivational letter to

2. You receive a direct confirmation of your application.

Be aware: this could be in your SPAM folder.

3. Within 10 workdays, you will receive a personal reaction on your application. This can be an invitation to the next rounds or a rejection based on your experience or company requirements.

4. PAL-V has 2 meeting rounds in the procedure, during you would speak to;

  • Teamlead Vehicle Test Organisation
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • HR Advisor

Acquisition proposals or other forms of collaboration requests of temporary employment agencies and detachment agencies will not be appreciated nor replied to!