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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, training, and research conducted at NTPS is unsurpassed in the industry.  With over 30 flight test course offerings, ranging from the year-long Professional Courses to numerous short courses to our accredited Master’s degree, NTPS can meet all your flight test education and training needs. NTPS participates in significant flight test research both internally and as partners with notable research organizations across the globe.  Celebrating over 30 years of service to civil industry, government organizations, and military services in both the United States and 30 other countries, NTPS is truly the World’s Test Pilot School.  Come see for yourself. Read More...

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2020 Graduate Assistant Program

Flight Test Engineering Graduate Assistant Program at the National Test Pilot School 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... Read more

Another NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight…

On Janury 15th 2020, NTPS Graduate Captain Ettore P. participated in the first flight of Leonardo's Falco Xplorer drone aircraft. Falco Xplorer took off from Trapani Air Force base and flew for around 60 minutes before landing safely. Congratulations Ettore!! Continue... Read more

NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight

On 30 August 2019, NTPS Graduate Damian Hischier flew the first public manned demonstration of an EVTOL in aviation history, which makes him the first official test pilot of EVTOL aircraft. Continue to the full press release. Read more

NTPS Alumni Support HH-60W First Flight

On May 17th 2019, the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) achieved first flight with support from NTPS alumni. Alumni pictured below from left to right; John Biscaino (Test Pilot), Lester Ingham (FTE), Kyrilian Dyer (FTE) and Bob Arsenault (Test Pilot)... Read more

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With great sadness that we report that retired NTPS instructor Bob McShea passed away on 23 Nov 2019 in Pearce, AZ… https://t.co/ewlt7rL3H3
Cat 2 Graduation!! James Merkel from Airbus finished up today and did a great job! His bosses from AB made the tr… https://t.co/Z1bxgIxW1c
Greg Lewis hit 10,000 flight hours today and he brought a cake to share with everyone!! Congratulations Greg!! https://t.co/jl5f7c9dzF
New Front Door Sign at NTPS. Blue plastic gone and cast metal is in. Stop by and check it out! https://t.co/baizNZRvpX
Congrats on your first #solo Andy, Oh and welcome to the NTPS Team! https://t.co/nvxDUpfGax

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P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
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