A Diamond for NTPS!

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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NTPS Submits EASA Application

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) announced that it formally submitted its Application for an EASA Part – ORA ATO Approval in late May 2014 and it was registered by EASA in early June 2014. This is the first formal... Read more

NTPS RPV Module going Full Throttle

The NTPS RPV module introduces our flight test students to remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) flight test techniques (FTT) and test procedures.  The course uses an FAA approved C-150 Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) with a safety pilot on board.  Control of the aircraft... Read more

Congressman Visits NTPS

Congressman Kevin McCarthy visits NTPS as part of a tour of the Mojave Air and Space Port on 05/13/14.  During the brief stop he was able to visit with numerous constituents that work at NTPS and see some of the... Read more

Fast Jets are Back at NTPS!

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that it has added a T-38A Talon supersonic jet trainer to its diverse fleet of aircraft.  The acquisition of T-38 N638TC is part of NTPS’ fleet refresh program and replaces... 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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