On Demand Course Descriptions

  • EASA Cat II to Cat I Bridge Course for Test Pilots and FTEs

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  • Civil Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course - Initial

    Course Description The six-week Initial Course consists of classroom lectures, simulator and aircraft flight testing both in fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Each student receives both fixed and rotary wing academics and flight test training. The course is designed to cover the areas of aircraft performance, propulsion, stability and control and systems that are pertinent to the certification of fixed and rotary wing aircraft with respect to the...

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  • Civil Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course - Refresher

    Course Description The FAA two-week certification course is intended as a review of material covered in the initial six-week FAA Flight Test Certification and Standardization Course. The course is patterned after the recurrent course provided to all FAA Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers continuously since 1994. The course is specifically structured to provide the necessary knowledge associated with certification of aircraft or aircraft...

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  • Upset Training Course

    Course Description This 2 day course familiarizes the pilot with what to expect under upset conditions. It is well suited to those who have not flown in aircraft that are cleared for inverted flight or that can depart controlled flight. The training consists of 3 hours of classroom instruction, one hour of ejection seat familiarization, and one flight in the Aermacchi MB 326 "Impala" aircraft. The course can be completed in one day, however we prefer...

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  • Formation / Low Level / Chase Training Course

    Course Description This course introduces the pilot to the special requirements of these unique flight conditions. The course consists of three hours of classroom instruction, one hour of ejection seat familiarization, one flight in an MB-326 Impala. The instruction and flight can cover all three of the subjects or can be focused on any area a particular student desires. The course would be beneficial to any pilot whose job requires formation,...

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  • Spin Training Course

    Course Description This course familiarizes the pilot with the unique environment of an aircraft in a classic spin. Upright and inverted spins are demonstrated and practiced with both pro-spin and anti-spin control inputs. Different recovery techniques are practiced and evaluated. This course would be beneficial for a test pilot or acrobatic pilot who will be accomplishing intentional spins or any pilot who might inadvertently encounter a spin. The first...

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  • Crew Resource Management for Flight Testers - Initial

    Course Description This three day short course is designed to introduce flight test aircrew and control room members the coordination concepts and procedures, the necessary attitude which recognizes the importance of good aircrew coordination for effective mission accomplishment, and the skills to implement the crew coordination procedures. These topics will be introduced in detail and each topic area will have group and individual exercises...

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  • Crew Resource Management for Flight Testers - Refresher

    Course Description This one day short course is designed to review flight test aircrew and control room members the coordination concepts and procedures, the necessary attitude which recognizes the importance of good aircrew coordination for effective mission accomplishment, and the skills to implement the crew coordination procedures. Since this course is designed to be a refresher of these topics, it is assumed that students attending already have...

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  • Aviation Safety Course

    This three-day course is an introduction to flight safety, which is designed for those persons who are involved in flight operations and have had little or no Flight Safety training. The main subjects are as follows: Safety Organization, Reporting, Investigation and Mishap PreventionCrew Resource Management for Flight TestersWorkload ManagementCrew Station Evaluation and LabSystems Test SafetyRisk ManagementHuman Factors / Engineering...

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NTPS Catalog: For more detailed information please visit the online catalog page to view or download the NTPS Catalog.

Notice: Course costs and dates are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Course Schedule and Costs page for more information. Use the Student Application Form to register in a course. Alternatively, you can contact us to check course availability.

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NTPS News

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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