Software and Documents


NTPS Welcome Package/New Student Guidebook

This document is provided for long course students and families who are relocating to the area. The welcome package is intended to answer the most common questions that you may have when you arrive. 
NTPS Welcome Package (Adobe pdf file)

 


PreTPS Document

The following document is a refresher for those students attending the PreTPS course
Right click on the hyperlink to save to your computer.
PreTPS Tutorial (Adobe pdf file)
PreTPS Tutorial Solutions (Adobe pdf file)

 


Volume I - Math and Physics for Flight Testers

This download contatins the textbook files for Volume I - Math and Physics for Flight Testers. 
Volume I - Math & Physics (Compresseed zip file)

 


Using GPS to Determine Pitot-Static Errors

A paper describing how to use GPS to determine pitot-static errors is available for download.  A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and a paper by Doug Gray on the same subject are also available:
GPS PEC Method (MS Word document)
GPS PEC Spreadsheets (MS Excel workbook)
Doug Gray's paper (Adobe pdf file)

 

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NTPS Grad Thomas Hennig featured by Germ…

Thomas Hennig is Technical Higher Government Councilor at the Defense Technical Service for Aircraft and Aviation Equipment of the German Armed Forces (WTD 61) in Manching. There he works as a flight test engineer. The former soldier studied aerospace engineering at the University of... Read more

NTPS 40th Anniversary!

(Mojave, CA) The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is proud to announce our 40th Anniversary!! 29 April 2021 marked 40 years of NTPS providing flight test training to Test Pilots & FTEs from over 40 countries around the world. We... Read more

Benz's Family Donations

For those interested, here is a link to the gofundme page for Benz's family: https://gofund.me/a0069a13 Read more

Tailwinds Benz

It is with great sadness that NTPS announces the passing of Wing Commander Satapat "Benz" Rattana, Royal Thailand Air Force from Cancer. He was 36. Benz excelled at NTPS and was a Distinguished Graduate of Class 2019B. He always had a... Read more

 

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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

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