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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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*The deadline for applications for this poition is the 31st of March.

The National Flight Test Institute/National Test Pilot School has a position for a post-graduate research assistant. The graduate assistant will be responsible for maintaining and operating simulators, telemetry instrumentation, and control room, for providing technical assistance to Test Pilot School instructors, and for participating in flight test demonstrations. The position will allow the graduate assistant to attend Master's Degree courses with the aim of earning a Master of Science Degree in Flight Test Engineering. A Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited institution is required and flight experience is desired. Must be willing to sign 3 year contract. Desired minimum GPA of 3.0. Please send applications, including a copy of college transcript, resume and 1 page essay describing your interest in flight test engineering, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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