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...

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SETP/Local Groups Selected for Funds Don…

(Anaheim, CA) The Board of Trustees of the National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it has selected the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) Foundation, the Mojave Foundation, and the Evan Etoch Memorial Foundation as the... Read more

EASA Phases 4 & 5!!

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has submitted Phases 4 and 5 of the Six Phase EASA certification requirements as we continue to move closer to our goal of becoming the first test pilot school in the world to become... Read more

JOB OPENING: Aircrew Life Support Equipm…

Job Description: Primary duties are to maintain aircrew life support equipment for the largest civilian Test Pilot School in the world. The equipment to be maintained includes fighter aircraft and helicopter helmets, oxygen masks, G-suits, noise-cancelling headsets, parachutes, and other... Read more

NTPS Instructor selected by Virgin Galac…

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is excited to announce that NTPS Instructor Nicola Pecile has been selected by Virgin Galactic (VG) as a test pilot and future astronaut for the SpaceShip2 program.  NTPS President and CEO Dr. AL Peterson... Read more

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All Phases for EASA Flight Test ATO certification submitted! EASA visit coming soon. Work towards certification continues. Stay tuned. #DrAL
NTPS Instructors Shine giving Papers! Ryan, Chris, and Marco all recognized recently in various forums for excellent papers. Great job guys!
Class 15A/B currently engaged at the #SETP Annual Symposium via Technical Presentations and Symposium Activities.
NTPS submits Phases 4&5 of 6 phase EASA flight test certification process!! On-site visit scheduled. Lots of work to go but getting closer.
NTPS is pleased to announce Virgin Galactic selected NTPS Instructor Nicola Pecile, as test pilot & future astronaut. Best Wishes Nicola!

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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