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


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 Instructor Wins Northrop Award

Dr. Al Peterson, NTPS President/CEO and Jim Brown “JB”, VP/COO gave presentations at the Society of Experimental Test Pilots West Coast Symposium held in San Diego from March 12-13, 2020. JB’s paper titled: OBOGS Flight Test: How NOT to Conduct... Read more

NTPS ACCREDITED!!

On February 26th, 2020, NTPS made Flight Test Education History becoming the first and only test pilot school in the world to achieve Institutional Accreditation!  In addition to ABET Accreditation for our Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering Degree... Read more

NTPS Space Test Course!

Great article on the new NTPS Space Test Course recently held for the new US Space Force!   03.20.2020Story and Photo by Natalie Stanley 926th Wing/Public Affairs NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- Reservists from the 14th Test Squadron took part in an... Read more

NTPS Instructor to Receive MBE

NTPS Instructor Andy Edgell has been selected to be appointed to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Established on 4 June 1917 by King George V, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order... Read more

 

Contact Info

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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