Lars Bensch

Lars Bensch soloed in gliders when turning 14 years old and likes flying all kinds of light aircrafts. He is a private pilot flight instructor and, from time to time, enjoys punching holes in the skies with an Extra 230. He holds a master degree in Aeronautics from the University of Kansas and a diploma for Luft- und Raumfahrttechnik from the University of Stuttgart. He graduated from the National Test Pilot School master program and the ENE-B from the French Test Pilot School EPNER. Before becoming a Flight Test Engineer for acceptance flight testing within AIRBUS he joined the Loads and Aeroelastics department performing special dynamic investigations, testing and hardware-in- the-loop simulations.”