Brief Capabilities Statement

Dear Contracting Officer:

At this time, our firm is listed on SAM.GOV from CCR.GOV. We are very interested letting your office know of our existence so that you can consider us for small contracts or a subcontract.

Below you will see our company’s capability statement.

Our firm is a small minority-owned business specializing in aerospace engineering. We specialize in the areas of aircraft flight test planning in the areas flying qualities and performance, including conduct and analysis, and flight test safety evaluations. Our president and chief engineer has a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Illinois (1965) and is a U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Graduate, Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, MD (Class 52, circa 1969).

We can help you attain your contracting planned goals required by Public Law 95-507 because we are a small minority-owned business.

Our DUNS number is 176972524 and our Cage Code is 53X63.

Our primary NAICS codes are:

Aircraft Testing Services – 488190

Engineering Services – 541330

Engineering Research & Development Services – 541712

Our secondary NAICS codes are:

Remote Sensing Geophysical Surveying Services – 541360

Photographers Specializing in Aerial Photography – 541922

Flight Training – 611512

Our SIC code is 3728.

FSC/PSC- AC 11 to 16, AC 21 to 26, AR 11 to 16, AR 21 to 26, AR 31 to 36,

T009, T015, U004, U006, and U008.

Company Capabilities Breakdown (See Curriculum Vitae for details)

Aircraft structural testing of the Marine A-4M Airplane in accordance with SR-38E-2, Navy Bureau of Aeronautics Specification of Piloted Airplanes of Dec. 1952.

Aircraft performance testing of the Navy A-4C Airplane with updated J65-W-20 Engine with respect to take-off, rate of climb, and maximum airspeed performance.

Aircraft flying qualities testing of the A-6C airplane compared to the basic A-6 aircraft with respect to static and dynamic longitudinal stability, static and dynamic-lateral directional stability, adverse yaw, and buffet intensity at high speeds.

Aircraft aerodynamic (performance) and structural demonstration of the EA-6B airplane was conducted to determine compliance with contract guarantees and to demonstrate the structural integrity of the airplane.

Aircraft spin evaluation of the OV-10A airplane with respect to MIL-D-8708A. The test aircraft was fully instrumented with angle of attack, angle of sideslip and total temperature gauges.

Aircraft flying qualities and performance evaluation of the A-4M airplane to determine the mission suitability and specification compliance in accordance with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. A jet engine thrust stand was used to determine the installed jet engine thrust. The aircraft’s center of gravity was changed and tested each time on the weight and balance scale to meet the flying qualities test requirements of MIL-F-8785 Military Flying Qualities Specification. Airspeed, altitude, and total temperature sensors were calibrated as well as angle of attack, and angle of sideslip sensor calibrations. In other words, the test aircraft was fully instrumented for flight test purposes.

Aircraft Pitot-Static System Calibration: Flight Test Evaluation and Calibration of AIMS Airborne ATCRBS Equipment of the following aircraft: E-1B, T-34B, C-117, A-6A, A-6C, E-2A & E-2B, and TC-4C airplanes. I was the flight test engineer who was tasked to redesign and test the Pilot’s Static Port with a modified cheater plate on the E-2B airplane, based on flight test data. The original Pilot’s Static Port yielded incorrect altitude data to the pilot’s altimeter. This system was installed on all E-2 aircraft and is still used on all subsequent E-2 aircraft.

Project Engineer on Lockheed C-5A airplane Active Lift Distribution Control System flight test program and C-5A ALDCS cruise performance evaluation.

Project Engineer on YF-16 RPRV Stall/Spin Drop Model Aircraft Test and YF-16 spin analysis.

Project Engineer on the YF-16 Moveable Stick Evaluation, initial and final flight test demonstration of the YF-16 Moveable Stick Evaluation.

Project Engineer of the planned and conduct of man-in-the loop simulations of Space Shuttle Orbiter in the entry flight regime with astronaut crews to evaluate guidance, navigation, area navigation, and cockpit displays. The results of these simulations were used to determine crew procedures, flight techniques, and operational requirements for entry flight conditions from 400,000 feet altitude, at Mach Number 25 to landing roll-out. Also predicted the stability, control, and damping derivatives of the Orbiter during entry flight regime prior to the first orbital flight via computer simulation.

All test aircraft were properly instrumented for the required structural, flying qualities and performance testing.

We would appreciate your office sending us the proper forms, websites and instruction necessary to place our firm on your prospective contractor or subcontractor bidders list. Also, please send me the following information, if available: Workload Projection, List of current subcontractors, specific points of contact for our services, and any additional publications which you feel are helpful for in the flight test and evaluation project areas.

Thank you.

Charles H. Bowser
President/ Chief Engineer
FQ&P Aviation LLC
3015 Oxford Road
Atlanta, G 30349-1010