Patrick J Garman, Chief Marketing Officer, Test Pilot (RW/FW)

apetersonAcademic Qualifications
Masters of Business Administration, Salve Regina
BS General Engineering, United States Military Academy
Engineering Test Pilot, United States Naval Test Pilot School
DOD Level III PM/T&E Certification, DSMC, DAU

Flight Qualifications
Master Army Aviator
2400+ hours in over 40 different RW/FW aircraft.
300+ combat hours in AH-64A
Numerous NVG, NVS, Avionics, and Weapons Systems

Flight Test Experience
Experimental Test Pilot, US Army Airworthiness Qualification Test Directorate, Edwards AFB
Many test programs on various platforms including AH-64, UH-60A, UH-60Q, MH-60K, AH-1.

Prior Management Experience
Senior Vice President Operations: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Vice President Corporate Programs, Sierra Nevada Corporation
Project Manager for Longbow Apache Attack Helicopter; US Army PEO Aviation
Department of the Army System Coordinator, US Army Staff, Pentagon
Commander, AH-64D Remote Training Company, Mesa, AZ
Commander; Apache Attack Helicopter Company, Ft. Hood, TX

Professional Affiliations
Associate Fellow, Society of Experimental Test Pilots

 

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Oleson Named Sikorsky Flight Test Engineering Senior Manager I am pleased to announce Robert (Duane) Oleson has accepted the role of Flight Test Engineering (FTE) Senior Manager, based in West Palm Beach, FL.  Duane will officially move into his new role... Read more

NTPS Newsletter: Special Edition!

       Hello NTPS Family and Friends and Greetings from Sunny (and Smoky) Mojave! 2020 is a crazy year everywhere and NTPS is no exception; COVID-19 Pandemic causing lots of concern, Election Antics all over the news, Travel difficutlies for some students,Wildfires and... Read more

NTPS Featured in Forbes!

NTPS Featured in Forbes Magazine! Click here to read the article at forbes.com. Air Force Space Command Tapped America’s ‘Other’ Test Pilot School To Start Up A Space Force Flight Test Teamby Eric Tegler, Forbes Contributor Aerospace & Defense An NTPS Northrop T-38 Talon... Read more

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

 

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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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