The National Test Pilot School recently added a Diamond DA-42 Twin Star to its already diverse fleet of aircraft. In addition to its unique aerodynamic and systems designs, the Twin Star introduces civil diesel engine technology to the school as well adding a civil production FADEC capability. Equipped with a Garmin G-1000 cockpit, the DA-42 joins NTPS’ other technically advanced aircraft as part of our technology refresh and fleet modernization program.

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JOB OPENING: Aircrew Life Support Equipm…

Job Description: Primary duties are to maintain aircrew life support equipment for the largest civilian Test Pilot School in the world. The equipment to be maintained includes fighter aircraft and helicopter helmets, oxygen masks, G-suits, noise-cancelling headsets, parachutes, and other... 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

NTPS to join Mojave Aero Group

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to join the Mojave Aero Group (MAG). National Test Pilot School President & CEO Dr. Allen Peterson stated, “We are very excited to... Read more

NTPS Submits EASA Phase 3

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it has submitted its Phase 3 Package for EASA Certification as a Flight Test Authorized Training Organization ATO. Work on the Phase 4 and 5 Packages is already underway... 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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