Course Description

An eighteen-week course demonstrating techniques to evaluate fixed wing aircraft and helicopters for FAA/EASA Part 23/25/27/29 certification. The course contains the projected Category 2 training requirements. Training includes flight time in various aircraft/helicopters.  Performance, flying qualities and the accompanying FAA certification procedures are emphasized.

Depending on the customers needs the course can be taken in one of three options: A fixed wing aircraft track that includes light / medium propeller and jet aircraft; A rotary wing track that includes single/multi engine helicopters; and a light aircraft track that only utilizes propeller aircraft under 2000kg.

The course includes six mandatory modules over the eighteen weeks plus an optional, but highly recommended, three-week modern flight controls module can be added. Students will attend academic classes with NTPS Professional Course students. This course is approved for fifteen credit hours towards a Master of Science degree program from the National Flight Test Institute.

 

Subjects Covered

Fixed Wing Track Rotary Wing Track
Introduction to Systems Testing Course  Introduction to Systems Testing Course
T&E 4001 Introduction to Flight Test  T&E 4001 Introduction to Flight Test
T&E 4101 Performance Flight Testing I  T&E 4111 Helicopter Performance Flight Testing I
T&E 4102 Performance Flight Testing II  T&E 4112 Helicopter Performance Flight Testing II
T&E 4103 Flying Qualities Flight Testing I  T&E 4113 Helicopter Flying Qualities Flight Testing I
T&E 4104 Flying Qualities Flight Testing II  T&E 4114 Helicopter Flying Qualities Flight Testing II

 

 

ITAR notice does not apply to Light Aircraft Track option.

Signup: Use the Student Application Form to register for a course. Alternatively, you can contact us to check course availability.

NTPS Catalog: For more detailed information please visit the online catalog page to view or download the NTPS Catalog.

Notice: Course costs and dates are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Course Schedule and Costs page for more information. Contact us to check course availability.

ITAR Notice: This course is limited to US citizens or an organization with an apporved Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA).

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Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
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