Contact Dr Alastair Cooke


  • Bachelors of Technology and Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering and Design (First Class Honours) in July 1983 from Loughborough University of Technology.
  • Master of Science in Applied Flight Mechanics, in June 1989 from Cranfield Institute of Technology.
  • Graduated as a flight test engineer from the Empire Test Pilots’ School in December 1989.
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Innovation and Technology Assessment from Cranfield University in June 1996.
  • Flight Dynamics Tutor (RW) at the Empire Test Pilots’ School. Instructional duties with RW test pilot and flight test engineer students from 1990 to 2001.
  • Technical Leader for rotorcraft performance at QinetiQ from 2002 to 2003.


Articles In Journals

Conference Papers


  • Cooke A & Fitzpatrick E (2002) Helicopter Test And Evaluation. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.