Nigel Speedy, Head of Training, Chief Flight Instructor

nspeedy webAcademic Qualifications
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Australian Defense Force Academy
Master of Science (Flight Test Engineering), National Test Pilot School

Flight Qualifications
Over 6000 hours on 65 types
Australian ATPL (H) & CPL (A) with Instructor and Instrument Ratings
FAA CPL (ASEL, AMEL, Helicopter, Glider), CFI (ASEL, Helicopter, Glider), NVG PIC & CFI (ASEL, Helicopter)

Flight Test Experience
Distinguished Graduate USN Test Pilot School, Class 122
6 years rotary wing flight test at the Aircraft Research & Development Unit
Various S-70A-9 countermeasures programs
Acceptance of the first Australian produced Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH)
Tiger ARH full flight and mission simulator test pilot
Completed and flown Vans RV-8 Experimental Amateur Built Aircraft

Professional Affiliations
Associate Fellow, Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP)

 
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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NTPS President inducted as SETP Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. AL on this high honor.  Here is the Fellow write-up from the event: Dr. Allen L. “AL” Peterson is the President and CEO of the National Test Pilot School. Graduating from West Point, Al flew Attack helicopters operationally... Read more

Barbecue brings test pilots together

NTPS staff and students featured in a aerotechnews.com article by Diane Betzler .  Photo by Diane Betzler Continue to the full article: http://www.aerotechnews.com/blog/2018/09/21/barbecue-brings-test-pilots-together/   Read more

Job Available, Fixed Wing Test Pilot Ins…

Position Title: Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor. Worksite: Mojave, CA. Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School! The National Test Pilot School is the World’s Leading Total Flight Test Training and Education Organization and we are looking to fill a Fixed... Read more

NTPS 6th Annual Flight Test Camp Goes Ve…

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) completed its sixth annual one week Flight Test Camp (FTC) for 19 students from seven local high schools from 18-22 June 2018. The focus of NTPS FTC is STEM oriented and three-fold: 1) introduce high school... 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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