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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 Master of Science (MS) in Flight Test Engineering (FTE) degree spread over a three year period while gaining real-life experience on flight test programs at the same time. GAs will execute research and development (R&D) work for the National Flight Test Institute (NFTI), the R&D wing of NTPS, while assisting NTPS instructors with course preparation and practical demonstrations. Candidates must be willing to accept a 3 year commitment that includes a basic salary, medical and dental benefits. A bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 is desired and candidates must be able to obtain a class II flying medical. Applications and enquiries should please be sent to Mrs. Sonnett Davies (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 31 March 2015, together with a copy a college transcript, resume and a 1 page essay describing your interest and career ambitions in flight testing.

NTPS Interns Dave and JackThe 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 Royal Australian Navy, are third year aeronautical engineering students at UNSW. Jack and David completed the NTPS Introduction to Fixed Wing Performance and Flying Qualities Flight Test short course during the first two weeks of their internship giving them an overview of flight test in the P&FQ arena. They will finish their internships by helping NTPS Master’s Degree Program Graduate Engineer Assistants perform work on various projects at NTPS. David commented that he appreciates the wide diversity of instructors at NTPS while Jack says that he enjoys the opportunity to gain insight in the flight test world. NTPS wishes them both good luck for their future careers in engineering and the navy!

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 closely with the EASA assessment team to progress towards the certification goal.

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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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