Thursday, November 16, 2006

Peter Weger 1943 -

Peter Weger has beeen flying for 42 years,both Military,Civilian and Test Flying. He served in the German Air Force between 1963-1977 flying the F-104 Starfighter and F-4 Phantom and is a graduate of the Empire Test Pilots School. He retired as a Major.

He worked for Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm GmbH for 8 years as a Test Pilot.Chief Pilot and manager of Flight Operations before joining Fairchild Dornier at Oberpfaffenhofen as Experimental Test Pilot.

He tested Tornado and was the pilot on the maiden flight of the Eurofighter 2000. He became involved with the Dornier 328 Jet project, and again made the maiden flight of that aircraft.

He has flown in excess of 10000hours and was awarded the Kincheloe award by the Society of Experimental Test Pilots for his achievements as a Test Pilot in 1994