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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2020 Graduate Assistant Program

Flight Test Engineering Graduate Assistant Program at the National Test Pilot School 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... Read more

Another NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight…

On Janury 15th 2020, NTPS Graduate Captain Ettore P. participated in the first flight of Leonardo's Falco Xplorer drone aircraft. Falco Xplorer took off from Trapani Air Force base and flew for around 60 minutes before landing safely. Congratulations Ettore!! Continue... Read more

NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight

On 30 August 2019, NTPS Graduate Damian Hischier flew the first public manned demonstration of an EVTOL in aviation history, which makes him the first official test pilot of EVTOL aircraft. Continue to the full press release. Read more

NTPS Alumni Support HH-60W First Flight

On May 17th 2019, the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) achieved first flight with support from NTPS alumni. Alumni pictured below from left to right; John Biscaino (Test Pilot), Lester Ingham (FTE), Kyrilian Dyer (FTE) and Bob Arsenault (Test Pilot)... 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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