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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NATIONAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL, Mojave, California – A T-67, Firefly aircraft, operated by the National Test Pilot School, crashed today about 9 a.m., approximately 16 miles south of Inyokern, California.  At the time of the accident, the aircraft was providing... Read more

NTPS Submits EASA Application

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) announced that it formally submitted its Application for an EASA Part – ORA ATO Approval in late May 2014 and it was registered by EASA in early June 2014. This is the first formal... Read more

NTPS RPV Module going Full Throttle

The NTPS RPV module introduces our flight test students to remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) flight test techniques (FTT) and test procedures.  The course uses an FAA approved C-150 Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) with a safety pilot on board.  Control of the aircraft... Read more

Congressman Visits NTPS

Congressman Kevin McCarthy visits NTPS as part of a tour of the Mojave Air and Space Port on 05/13/14.  During the brief stop he was able to visit with numerous constituents that work at NTPS and see some of the... Read more

NTPS Tweets

Everyone home from SETP. NTPS attended in force! Good symposium papers; great networking in the suites; fabulous to see old friends. #DrAL
NTPS excited about financial donation from independent film/television company Indigo Films @IndigoFilms Thanks for helping NTPS! #DrAL
My friend & fellow Test Pilot Tim Mace died Sat night. TP for Brit Army & Denel. Great memories skydiving w/him. RIP old friend. #DrAL
Flying Qualities I complete. All off for free weekend. T38 in full use. Next? FQII academics then off to SETP! #DrAL

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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