Come on and join the World's Test Pilot School!! Class 2020B started and is rolling on! The Out of Cycle 6 month P&FQ Professional course this fall is starting on 5 October 2020. We have several students signed up, let us know if you are interested. Short courses are back on!! We will be holding short courses from now on as per the schedule.  Courses may be cancelled/postponed if we don't have enough students to hold the course due to travel restrictions; so stay in touch as the dates get closer. We have COVID-19 guidelines for students who will be attending classes.  If you are travelling from overseas expect a short quarantine prior to the class start date.  Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Come Learn at NTPS; the World’s Test Pilot School.

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is the Premier Total Flight Test Education and Training Organization in the World. A lofty claim perhaps, yet the diversity and breadth of the flight test education and training conducted at NTPS is unsurpassed in the industry. NTPS is the World’s first and only Accredited Test Pilot School and the first to attain EASA certification. We offer over 30 different flight test courses, from the year-long Professional Courses to numerous short courses to our Master’s degrees. NTPS can truly meet all your flight test education and training needs. NTPS also conducts flight test research both internally and partnered with notable research organizations. Celebrating nearly 40 years of service to civil industry, government organizations, and military services in both the USA and around the world; NTPS is indeed the World’s Test Pilot School. Come learn with us. Read More...

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2021 GA FTE Program

Space? Flight Test? Jets? Airplanes? Helicopters? Are you a recent engineering graduate considering launching your career towards the sky? Would you like to apply your problem solving skills at the forefront of the flight test industry? Look no further, the National... Read more

Dr. AL Wins SETP Doolittle Award

On 25 September 2020, the Society of Experimental Test Pilots announced Dr. Allen L. (AL) Peterson as the recipient of the 2020 Doolittle Award. The James H. Doolittle award was established in 1966 to honor outstanding accomplishment in technical management... Read more

NTPS Grad Sikorsky Senior Manager

Oleson Named Sikorsky Flight Test Engineering Senior Manager I am pleased to announce Robert (Duane) Oleson has accepted the role of Flight Test Engineering (FTE) Senior Manager, based in West Palm Beach, FL.  Duane will officially move into his new role... Read more

NTPS Newsletter: Special Edition!

       Hello NTPS Family and Friends and Greetings from Sunny (and Smoky) Mojave! 2020 is a crazy year everywhere and NTPS is no exception; COVID-19 Pandemic causing lots of concern, Election Antics all over the news, Travel difficutlies for some students,Wildfires and... Read more


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We got behind; 2020 Twitter Catch-up. NTPS 1st & only Accredited Test Pilot School!; JB wins SETP Northrop Award!;… https://t.co/kYFKV1npxA
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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