Stefan Hanekom, Test Pilot Instructor (RW)

shanekomAcademic Qualifications
Master of Science in Flight Test and Evaluation, National Test Pilot School
Bachelor of Science in Military Technology, University of Stellenbosch
National Test Pilot School, Class 10A

Flight Qualifications
Approximately 3000 hours on 40 types
FAA CPL and CFI (NVG)(H)

Flight Test Experience
6 Years at the Test Flight and Development Center, South Africa
Test pilot in rotary wing aircraft including Oryx, Rooivalk AH and BK117

Professional Affiliations
Member, Society of Experimental Test Pilots

 


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Mojave, CA  93502-0658  USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943
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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

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

 

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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