News

(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 (and for the current time the only) Test Pilot School in the world to be certified by EASA to provide Flight Test Ratings.

NTPS President and CEO Dr. Allen L. Peterson stated “This is an absolutely amazing and historic day! We are ecstatic to be the first test pilot school in the world to achieve certification as a Flight Test ATO from EASA. This certification is the culmination of several years of extremely hard work by a great number of people at both NTPS and EASA. Moreover, this independent agency certification further proves what we at NTPS have been saying for years; that our program and our graduates are on par with any other test pilot school in the world. We told our customers it was our goal to get EASA certified to meet their training needs and we got it done. What an incredible team effort!”

An innovative leader in total flight test training and research, the National Test Pilot School has been serving the world-wide flight test community since 1981 and has trained thousands of Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers through its diverse course offerings. For more information about the ‘World’s Test Pilot School’ visit NTPS at www.ntps.com

 

For More Information Contact:
Dr. Allen (AL) Peterson
National Test Pilot School
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download this press release here

 

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 our friends at each company for their generous help and support.

IMG 9832-web

DSC 4257 Edited-webToday 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 and bring yet another aircraft to the fixed wing fleet.  These aircraft are in excellent condition from the fresh paint to the avionics to the hot seats with fresh pyro.  The team will soon begin curriculum development sorties with the goal of introducing the aircraft into the P&FQ curriculum this summer once all the FAA approvals are obtained.  Its sister ship N186RS is currently undergoing its annual inspection and will also be flying soon.

DSC 4195 Edited-web

Login Form

NTPS News

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

35th Anniversary Painting

35th Anniversary Painting

2016 is the 35th anniversary year of the National Test Pilot School we are pleased to announce that the 35th Anniversary Painting by acclaimed aviation artist Michael Machat has been delivered to the school and is proudly on display in... Read more

Current Weather

Station Info: 12:40 PM
Conditions Clear 2016-06-28 19:40:00
Temp 96.8 Mojave, Ca.
Wind Info:  
Current 9.2 (MPH) Gust - (MPH)
Direction 140  ( SE )

Contact Info

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

Twitter
Facebook
Youtube
Linkedin
RSS