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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NTPS President inducted as SETP Fellow

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 in Air Cavalry units in Hawaii, Korea, and Texas. Al then started a series of... Read more

Barbecue brings test pilots together

NTPS staff and students featured in a aerotechnews.com article by Diane Betzler .  Photo by Diane Betzler Continue to the full article: http://www.aerotechnews.com/blog/2018/09/21/barbecue-brings-test-pilots-together/   Read more

Job Available, Fixed Wing Test Pilot Ins…

Position Title: Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor. Worksite: Mojave, CA. Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School! The National Test Pilot School is the World’s Leading Total Flight Test Training and Education Organization and we are looking to fill a Fixed... Read more

NTPS 6th Annual Flight Test Camp Goes Ve…

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) completed its sixth annual one week Flight Test Camp (FTC) for 19 students from seven local high schools from 18-22 June 2018. The focus of NTPS FTC is STEM oriented and three-fold: 1) introduce high school... Read more

 

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

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