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 Featured in Kitplane Magazine

NTPS Featured in Kitplane Magazine

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

NTPS EASA Certified!

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Certified NTPS as a Part-ORA Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for Part-FCL Flight Test Training. This means that NTPS is the first... Read more

35th Anniversary Painting

35th Anniversary Painting

2016 is the 35th anniversary year of the National Test Pilot School we are pleased to announce that the 35th Anniversary Painting by acclaimed aviation artist Michael Machat has been delivered to the school and is proudly on display in... Read more

NTPS Tweets

A Huge THANKS to all @TheNTPS Field Trip Tour hosts!! @AirbusHC_usa, @BoeingAirplanes, @LockheedMartin, @Cessna, @bombardierjets Awesome!
Field Trip Week! The team's off to DFW, Wichita & Seattle to experience some US Aerospace. A Big "Thanks" to all our tour sponsors! #DrAL
NVG flying week! The mighty GA8 & OH58 are prowling the night desert sky evaluating lighting interface & effects. Next week Field Trip!
Congratulations COMAC on first flight of the C919 aircraft! NTPS grads Cai Jun and Wu Xin at the controls! Great job all COMAC NTPS grads.
Congrats to NTPS grad Damian Hischier! He completed the first flight on the Solar Stratus solar-powered electric aircraft on 5 May 2017.

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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