F-35 test pilot Tucker Hamilton - AIAA Distinguished Lecturer Program


Adams Auditorium

Building 111

UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Northcott Drive, Campbell ACT

6.00pm to 8.00pm

F-35 test pilot Tucker Hamilton will visit UNSW Canberra as part of the AIAA’s Distinguished Lecturer Program.

The national program will see Tucker visit several cities across Australia to promote aerospace to the wider community. In Canberra, Tucker will discuss combat aircraft flight testing and his career highlights in an interactive lecture. 


Tucker is an Experimental Fighter Test Pilot for the United States Air Force, having flown over 30 different aircraft including a zeppelin, MiG-15 and A-10, as well as the F-15. He currently supports development of all three variants of the F-35, as Commander of the USAF F-35 Integrated Test Force. Tucker has received numerous accolades and awards, including the USAF ISR Officer of the Year and Society of Experimental Test Pilots annual award for most outstanding flight test article. Passionate about STEM subjects, Tucker has earned the USAF STEM Outreach Champion of the Year award and is a founder of STEM-ED, a non-profit organisation connecting teachers with STEM volunteers


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