Come Train at NTPS; the World’s Test Pilot School.

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is the premier total flight test education and training organization in the world.  A lofty claim perhaps, yet the diversity and breadth of the flight test education, training, and research conducted at NTPS is unsurpassed in the industry.  With over 30 flight test course offerings, ranging from the year-long Professional Courses to numerous short courses to our accredited Master’s degree, NTPS can meet all your flight test education and training needs. NTPS participates in significant flight test research both internally and as partners with notable research organizations across the globe.  Celebrating over 30 years of service to civil industry, government organizations, and military services in both the United States and 30 other countries, NTPS is truly the World’s Test Pilot School.  Come see for yourself. Read More...

Tower Flyby of Impala and T-38

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NTPS in Vertical Magazine

NTPS in Vertical Magazine

National Test Pilot School is EASA certifed The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) in Mojave, California, as the first Part-ORA approved training organization (ATO) for Part-FCL flight test training. This means NTPS is the... Read more

NTPS EASA Certified!

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Certified NTPS as a Part-ORA Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for Part-FCL Flight Test Training. This means that NTPS is the first... Read more

Field Trip 2016 Complete!

Field Trip 2016 Complete!

The NTPS Professional Course recently completed their Aerospace Industry Field Trip. The students visited Boeing, Airbus Helicopters, Cessna, Lockheed, and Bombardier.  The hospitality they received from each organization was great and the tours very informative. NTPS wants to thank all... Read more

NTPS Aircraft Refresh Continues!

NTPS Aircraft Refresh Continues!

Today was the maiden flight of NTPS' new L-39 N139WS flown by Test Pilot Instructors Yannis Tsolekas and Rigel Hebmann.  As part of our mulit-year aircraft refresh program, NTPS recently acquired 2 L-39 Jet Aircraft to supplement the Impala fleet... Read more

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It's HU-16 time! The flying boat is back on its annual flying odyssey. The students had the usual fun with Cujo and…
Time lapse video of the current build progress on the Vans RV-12
NTPS Grad Assistants complete the empennage/tailcone section on the school’s homebuilt RV-12. Wing section underway…
NTPS Grad Assistants achieve significant progress on the school's homebuilt RV-12. Empennage assemblies complete!
NTPS FTE Graduate Assistant Richard Starke hired by Spaceship Company! Apply for the program. Our GA's get hired by major Aerospace firms!

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943