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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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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

NTPS to join Mojave Aero Group

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to join the Mojave Aero Group (MAG). National Test Pilot School President & CEO Dr. Allen Peterson stated, “We are very excited to... Read more

NTPS Submits EASA Phase 3

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it has submitted its Phase 3 Package for EASA Certification as a Flight Test Authorized Training Organization ATO. Work on the Phase 4 and 5 Packages is already underway... Read more

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NTPS is pleased to announce Virgin Galactic selected NTPS Instructor Nicola Pecile, as test pilot & future astronaut. Best Wishes Nicola!
Quarterly NVG Night tonight! With Nigel and Steph in the GA8 and with Nicola in the OH58. A bit breezy and bumpy but we got it done. #DrAL
NTPS signs Letter of Intent to join Mojave Aero Group (MAG). Great synergy for the future. See http://t.co/5Xh4ZSjXCy for more info.
NTPS submitted it's Phase 3 Package for EASA Flight Test ATO Certification. Phase 4 & 5 Packages underway & on-site audit happens this Fall!
Technology Refresh Continues! NTPS' newest aircraft lands at Mojave. Advanced cockpit A109 w/G750/650/TCAS. Awesome! http://t.co/dgHwVgj8d3

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
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Phone: 661-824-2977
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