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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NTPS Graduate Assistant Program

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce the opening of the selection process for the 2015B Graduate Assistant (GA) Program. The NTPS Graduate Assistant Program is designed to offer recent engineering graduates the opportunity to complete a... Read more

Welcome UNSW Interns

Welcome UNSW Interns

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) would like to welcome two students from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia who are here for a six week engineering internship. Jack Lund and David Vaughan, both midshipmen in the... Read more

NTPS submits EASA Phase I

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has submitted its Phase I assessment documentation to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as part of NTPS' goal to become an EASA Authorized Training Organization (ATO) for Flight Test. NTPS continues to work... Read more

Joint Fused Reality Research Program

Joint Fused Reality Research Program

  NTPS participated in a joint research program with Systems Technology Inc. (STI) and NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center.  The Fused Reality system, developed by STI, captures imagery from the user's eye perspective and overlays it with an interactive... Read more

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NTPS Instructors Chris McElroy & Ryan Olsen get published in SETP's COCKPIT magazine. Article about FTTs for RPVs. Great job Gents! #DrAL
NTPS Grad Asst Program open for applications! 3 year work/study for MS Flight Test Engineering. Need BSeng degree & desire. Apply now !#DrAL
Integrity. A Core Value of Flight Test & life. If you have it the path is clear. If you don't have it, how can you teach it to others?#DrAL
Welcome Aussie Interns Dan and Jack! Aero Eng students from U of New South Wales & Royal Aus Navy midshipmen, Have fun; learns lots! #DrAL
EASA ATO Update. NTPS submitted Phase I assessment docs to EASA. NTPS working closely with EASA as we move towards ATO certification.#DrAL

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