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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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Flight Test Instructor, Mojave CA - Job …

Entry level instructor position responsible for teaching flight test students in a Master of Science flight test course and in short courses covering flight test and evaluation. Must be a graduate of a recognized test pilot school; hold an advanced... Read more

NTPS Welcomes New Ship to the Fleet

On January 17, 2018, NTPS accepted delivery of it’s newest aircraft, a two-seat MiG-21UM. The aircraft was ferried, in seven flights, from Wilmington Delaware by NTPS Vice President/COO Jim “JB” Brown. The aircraft is a segment of an ongoing program... Read more

NTPS Celebrates Graduating Students

On December 15, 2017 the latest Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer graduates were honored in a formal ceremony. The graduates included year-long Professional Course and EASA Category 2 students. Also celebrated were graduates receiving their Masters Degrees. Shown from Left... Read more

Red Bulletin Double Feature: THE PILOTS

A second Red Bulletin magazine article titled "THE PILOTS" features the outstanding instructor and student pilots of the National Test Pilot School. Photo credit: Jim Krantz   Read more

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JB and Classes 17B/18A/Systems are off on the Field Trip. Trees are being saved! Big Class, Big Trip, Big Destinati… https://t.co/3DP9o03ygu
Our MiG-21 (N1165) has arrived at Mojave airport. Welcome home, and welcome to the NTPS fleet! https://t.co/a13rY28Nwt
NTPS welcomes new students into the Professional Course 2018A and Systems 2018. First week complete! Many more to go :)
Congratulations to the recent Graduates of 2017A and P&FQ 2017! Take care and best of luck in your future endeavors! https://t.co/UnLhiUAHW9
Update: Lynda Matos' family will be holding a life celebration on Saturday at 2 pm at their house at 43718 Waddingt… https://t.co/jhsuaWWRLt

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mswaney
Academic Qualifications

MS Systems Management
BS Aerospace Engineering
Distinguished Graduate, U.S. Naval Test Pilot School

Flight Qualifications
Naval Flight Officer F-14, FA-18, A-6, F-4, 2000+

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