Mr. John O'Connor

Systems Engineering

Current Courses

Education History

  • Master of Science Aeronautical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School

Work Experience

Chief, Academics, U.S Naval Test Pilot School

Publications

“Probabilistic Reliability of the H-46 Tiebar” Sept. 1994;
Some Comments On Updates To The Navy Test Pilot School Crew Systems Analysis Curriculum From A Systems Perspective On Questions Raised Such As "Has The Flight Test Community Failed Us" In Terms Of The Acquisition Process From A "Person Rated" Posture. Holland, D, O'Connor, J., and Casler, J. Ref: Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 75 (Sec II), B106.
“Virtual HUD Research Test Flight” SETP 2000, Co-PI
Developmental Phase II Test of the VH-60 Helicopter for the Executive Transport Mission, June 1989, Co-Author
C-Author on:
Tritschler, J. K., and O’Connor, J. C., “Use of Time-Frequency Representations for Interpreting Handling Qualities Flight Test Data,” Society of Flight Test Engineers 45th Annual International Symposium Proceedings, Dayton, OH, August 19–21, 2014. (Awarded Best Paper in Session)
Multiple Dynamic Interface Evaluation Reports
Compatibility of the ALQ-142 installed on the SH-60B with the SPY-1D RADAR
Multiple Captive Carriage Test reports (Penguin-H-60, H-60-GCAL-50, Fixed MAD)
Evaluation of the Envelope of the H-46 Chemical Agent Simulant Disperser
Airborne Systems Flight Test Manual Update Jan 2004, Co-Author
"Preliminary Investigation into Rotorcraft Pilot Strategy and Visual Cueing Effects in the Shipboard Environment", presented at the 71st American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum and Technical Display on 6 May 2015 by Mr. John O'Connor and Dr. John Tritschler.
"Characterization of Pilot Strategy for Simulated Shipboard Approaches with Realistic Ship Motion" presented at the 72nd American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum and Technical Display on 18 May 2016 by Dr. John Tritschler (5.1.5.4), Mr. John O'Connor(5.1.5.4) (C-Authors, David Klyde and Amanda Lampton (Systems Technology Inc)
" Use of Time-Frequency Representations for Interpreting Handling Qualities Flight Test Data" , Dr. John Tritschelr, Mr. John O'Connor, published in the AIAA Journal of Guidance and Control, 18 August 2016

Honors and Awards

  • AIAA Graduate Design Award (1994)
  • James F. Lincoln Design Award (1980)
  • Brent O. Larson Design Award (1980)

Professional Organizations

Society of Experimental Test Pilots
Society of Flight Test Engineers
AIAA