Nathan Gray

Pegasus VTOL Business Jet Test Pilot

Nathan Gray is an experienced Test Pilot specialising in Fixed Wing VTOL aircraft development and flight test operations. Nathan gained much of his 26 years flying experience in the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense flying various aircraft including the Harrier, F‑15, F-16, F-18, and F-35. A seasoned VTOL operator, Nathan is no stranger to cutting-edge design and next-generation technology. He was part of the ground-breaking F-35 development program and conducted the first-ever F-35 launch and recovery on the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. As a senior test and evaluation practitioner Nathan brings vast operational and trail-blazing test experience in maritime, land, and austere VTOL operations.

Nathan is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Chartered Management Institute, and the Institute of Leadership and Management, and is an Upper Freeman of The Honourable Company of Air Pilots. A valedictorian graduate of the United States Naval Test Pilot School, Nathan also holds an honours degree in Aerospace Engineering and is a highly-decorated retired senior military officer with gallantry awards from Her Majesty the Queen and meritorious service awards from the President of the United States.