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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 the front lobby. Titled "Traditions and Transitions", the painting celebrates many of the traditional aircraft that have served the school over its 35 year history along with several new aircraft that are transitioning the school into the future. Obviously not every single aircraft ever used at the school could be featured but if you look close you are sure to see some of your favorites!

Prints of the painting are available to anyone who would like to purchase one at a price of $40 for a regular unsigned print, $80 for an artist signed and numbered print (500 available), and $100 for a signed and numbered artist proof (50 available). Specific print numbers can be requested subject to availability. The purchase price includes a shipping tube but shipping costs are in addition to the purchase price and will be determined at the time of sale based on destination. Contact Lynda or Sonnett in the front office to arrange a purchase.

Join NTPS is celebrating its long and proud 35 year history!

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(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a multi-year Flight Test Crew Qualification Course contract by NSPA the NATO Support Agency. The announcement of the contract award came from NSPA today and is potentially worth several million dollars over the next few years.

NTPS President and CEO Dr. Allen L. Peterson stated that “We are excited to be the only Test Pilot School selected by NSPA to provide Flight Test Crew Qualification Courses for the Italian Air Force. We are humbled by the faith and confidence that NSPA has placed on NTPS with this award. We look forward to providing excellent training for their test pilots and flight test engineers in the coming years.”

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

 

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Dr. Allen (AL) Peterson
National Test Pilot School
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The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has submitted Phases 4 and 5 of the Six Phase EASA certification requirements as we continue to move closer to our goal of becoming the first test pilot school in the world to become an EASA certified Flight Test ATO. NTPS has also scheduled our on-site EASA audit and are excited about hosting the EASA team at NTPS. Stay tuned for more updates.

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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

NTPS Wins NSPA Contract!

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it was awarded a multi-year Flight Test Crew Qualification Course contract by NSPA the NATO Support Agency. The announcement of the contract award came from NSPA today... Read more

EASA Phases 4 & 5!!

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has submitted Phases 4 and 5 of the Six Phase EASA certification requirements as we continue to move closer to our goal of becoming the first test pilot school in the world to become... 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

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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

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