Ralph E. Mohr
Boeing Test & Evaluation
Flight Operations Safety, Flight Test Engineering Specialist

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34.5 years at The Boeing Company

10 years in Boeing Defense & Space, 6 of which included Flight Testing at Edwards AFB, CA

24.5 years in Boeing Commercial Airplanes & Boeing Test & Evaluation (BT&E)

Test Director, Lead Test Operations Engineer

Flight Test Engineering Safety Officer

Director of Flight Test Safety

Flight Test Engineering Manager, Cost Account Manager, Earned Value Management

Flown and directed testing on all major Boeing commercial and military derivative models since 1990, including

747-400F, 777-200, 777-200IGW, 777-300, 747-400ER, 737NG, 777 CV&RR, 757-300, 767-400, 767 AWACS, 707 AWACS, 767-AST, 757-VCX, 737 Wedgetail, and various other projects.   Managed Test Teams for Australian Wedgetail, Turkish Peace Eagle, Korean Peace Eye, 707 AWACS, 787-8

In-service testing. Post Delivery support to 767 AWACS in Hamamatsu, Japan.


Successful FlightTest Engineer and Flight Test Manager. Test Team Leader. Telemetry & Data System development lead. Developmental and Certification flight testing. Experienced in flight test planning and test schedule execution, as a Flight Test Safety Leader, and am focused on test safety and proactive safety culture in a test organization. Private Pilot, SEL

Professional Affiliations

Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE), Senior Member, former Secretary, former Vice President (NW Chapter)

Flight Test Safety Committee, Board of Directors – since 2005


Tony LeVier Flight Test Safety Award Winner, 2005 (SETP)

John E. Cashman Flight Test Safety Award Winner, 2007 (Boeing Internal Recognition Award)

Published Papers/Presentations – The 757-300 Flight Test Program – Testing a Stretch, Testing Fast, Testing Safe (2000) ; CRM: It’s not just for the Cockpit (2007); Flight Test Pilot & Engineer’s Tools and Human Factors Considerations (2009)


BS Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis 1980

Safety Management Systems Certificate, University of Southern California, 2007


Areas of Expertise: Flight Test Engineering, Flight Test Safety