Come Train 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, 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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NTPS Fleet Refresh Gets Vertical!

NTPS Fleet Refresh Gets Vertical!

The NTPS Fleet and Technology Refresh program continues with the addition of our new Airbus EC-145 helicopter. The EC-145 was acquired from Airbus Helicopters in Germany where it was a test asset and now that asset is going to be... Read more

NTPS Featured in Kitplane Magazine

NTPS Featured in Kitplane Magazine

A kitplanes.com magazine feature of the National Test Pilot School, by Elliot Seguin. Click on the images below to read Parts 1&2. Read more

NTPS Fleet Refresh Continues!

NTPS Fleet Refresh Continues!

The NTPS Fleet and Technology Refresh continues with the addition of two Beech C-90 King Airs with advanced Technology Cockpits.  NTPS plans to use the King Airs in both the P&FQ and Systems curriculums and also in some of our many short courses. The... Read more

NTPS in Vertical Magazine

NTPS in Vertical Magazine

National Test Pilot School is EASA certifed The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) in Mojave, California, as the first Part-ORA approved training organization (ATO) for Part-FCL flight test training. This means NTPS is the... Read more

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Congrats NTPS FTE grad Miguel Iturmendi who set an altitude record of 30,615' in the Airbus Perlan MIssion II glider with pilot Jim Payne.
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Congrats to NTPS FTE grad CPT Vanessa Fulford, RCAF! She's a final 17 candidate for the Canadian Astronaut program. Good luck from NTPS!
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Graduation must be close...the Iris' are blooming outside Dr. AL's office at @TheNTPS https://t.co/hUKgoOCZ9Z
Congrats to NTPS Graduate Assistant Jared Basile who landed an FTE job with AeroTEC in Seattle! 1 more NTPS FTE out in the workforce. #DrAL
RADAR Module finishes today so BBQ is on! Just over 2 months to graduation for seniors...the light at the end of the tunnel might be real!

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Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pisa – Technical University of Munich.

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P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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