NTPS graduate Kevin Bredenbeck, Chief Test Pilot of the Sikorsky Aircraft Company, won the prestigious Kincheloe Award from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots for his work on the X2 technology Demonstrator.  Kevin piloted the X2 to speeds in excess of 250 knots  The Kincheloe Award is awarded annually by SETP to recognize outstanding professional accomplishment in the conduct of flight testing.

NTPS is a not-for-profit educational institute incorporated in the State of California.  It was established in 1981 to meet the flight test training needs of the US and foreign aerospace industries and governments.

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Red Bulletin Double Feature: THE PILOTS

A second Red Bulletin magazine article titled "THE PILOTS" features the outstanding instructor and student pilots of the National Test Pilot School. Photo credit: Jim Krantz   Read more

NTPS Featured in Red Bulletin Magazine

NTPS, COO & Test Pilot Instructor Jim "JB" Brown, and Professional Course student Marco Lisi featured in The Red Bulletin magazine article "NERVES OF STEEL: MOJAVE DESERT TEST PILOTS" Photo credit: Jim Krantz   Read more

NTPS Featured in Kitplane Magazine

A kitplanes.com magazine feature of the National Test Pilot School, by Elliot Seguin. Click on the images below to read Parts 1&2. Read more

NTPS in Vertical Magazine

National Test Pilot School is EASA certifed The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) in Mojave, California, as the first Part-ORA approved training organization (ATO) for Part-FCL flight test training. This means NTPS is the... Read more

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