Robert Horton, Systems Instructor

rhebmannAcademic Qualifications
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Dayton
USAF Test Pilot School (Distinguished Grad)
Graduate, Program Manager Course, DSMC
DoD Level III PM/T&E Certification, DSMC, DAU

Flight Qualifications
USAF Experimental Test Navigator with 2300 hours in 40+ aircraft 
UAV Test Pilot of experimental tactical aircraft systems
FAA Commercial Instrument Pilot with 1600 hours

Flight Test Experience
Chief UAV Test Pilot/Operations Director - Boeing 
UAV Project Pilot for X-45A UCAV, Phantom Ray, and Phantom Eye programs - Boeing 
Test Conductor, X-45A UCAV - Boeing
Commander, 412th OSS - USAF, Edwards AFB, CA
USAF Test Pilot School Staff Instructor - Edwards AFB, CA
B-1B Experimental Test Weapons Systems Officer, Bomber Combined Test Force, Edwards AFB, CA
MC-130H/AC-130U Experimental Test Navigator, Special Operations Combined Test Force, Edwards AFB, CA
EC-135/EC-18C ARIA Research Navigator - 4950th Test Wing, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH


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P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA  93502-0658  USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943
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2021 GA FTE Program

Space? Flight Test? Jets? Airplanes? Helicopters? Are you a recent engineering graduate considering launching your career towards the sky? Would you like to apply your problem solving skills at the forefront of the flight test industry? Look no further, the National... Read more

Dr. AL Wins SETP Doolittle Award

On 25 September 2020, the Society of Experimental Test Pilots announced Dr. Allen L. (AL) Peterson as the recipient of the 2020 Doolittle Award. The James H. Doolittle award was established in 1966 to honor outstanding accomplishment in technical management... Read more

NTPS Grad Sikorsky Senior Manager

Oleson Named Sikorsky Flight Test Engineering Senior Manager I am pleased to announce Robert (Duane) Oleson has accepted the role of Flight Test Engineering (FTE) Senior Manager, based in West Palm Beach, FL.  Duane will officially move into his new role... Read more

NTPS Newsletter: Special Edition!

       Hello NTPS Family and Friends and Greetings from Sunny (and Smoky) Mojave! 2020 is a crazy year everywhere and NTPS is no exception; COVID-19 Pandemic causing lots of concern, Election Antics all over the news, Travel difficutlies for some students,Wildfires and... 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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