Dipl. Ing. Univ. (TU)
Sworn-in Expert for Aeronautics and Flight Operations
Pilot ATPL(A)
Testpilot Class 1

Markus studied Aeronautical Engineering at the Technical University Munich. He was appointed Sworn-in Expert Witness and Court Surveyor for Aeronautics, Flight Operations, Damage Evaluation, and Aircraft Value Assessment by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK). Markus holds pilot and instructor licences ATPL(A), FAA ATP, FI (A), TRI/TRE Falcon 20, TRI/TRE Gulfstream 350 / 450 / 550 /650, Testpilot (TB 1) and has logged more than 9.000 flight hours.

From 1989 - 1999 he worked as Flighttest-Engineer and Testpilot at the German Center of Aerospace Research DLR. From 1999 - 2002 he worked as Testpilot and Design Responsible Engineer (DRE) at Fairchild-Dornier. From 2003 - 2014 he worked as Chiefpilot Citation / Technical Pilot at DaimlerChrysler Aviation GmbH / DCA GmbH. 2007 - 2017 he supports the SOLAR IMPULSE - Project as Testpilot. Since 2018 he supports Lilium GmbH as Testpilot.