Professional Course - Course Schedule & Cost

 

All prices listed on this page are based on the course being purchased via a Purchase Order or direct payment to NTPS with NTPS standard terms.

 ***Students coming to any of the Professional Courses (including Pre-TPS if attending prior to a professional course) should arrive 1-2 weeks prior to the course start dates to complete all of their administrative and personal requirements prior to the start of the course. There is no time in the course schedule to complete these tasks once the course has started. Each student will be required to personally check in to NTPS no later than three days prior to the course start date to confirm all administrative requirements have been completed.  Organizations should also allow for the students to stay for approximately a week after graduation to accomplish departure tasks as there is no time for these tasks during the final weeks of the course.***

 

Traditional Test Pilot/Flight Test Engineer Professional Course (Military Cat A; EASA Cat 1 Certified) - Fixed or Rotary Wing (50 weeks)

Pilot - $999,000

FTE - $666,000

January 3, 2022 - December 16, 2022 (Class 2022A)

June 20, 2022 - June 16, 2023 (Class 2022B)

January 2, 2023 - December 15, 2023 (Class 2023A)


Performance and Flying Qualities Professional Course (EASA Cat 2 Certification available) - Fixed or Rotary Wing (26 weeks)

Pilot - $685,000

FTE - $458,000

June 20, 2022 - December 16, 2022 (P&FQ 2022)

June 19, 2023 - December 15, 2023 (P&FQ 2023)

Systems Professional Course - Fixed and Rotary Wing (24 weeks)

Pilot - $490,000

FTE - $400,000

January 3, 2022 - June 17, 2022 (Systems 2022)

January 2, 2023 - June 16, 2023 (Systems 2023)


Traditional Category 2 Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Professional Course (EASA Cat 2 Certified) * - Fixed or Rotary Wing (20 weeks) 

Pilot - Contact for Pricing

FTE - Contact for Pricing

June 6, 2022 - October 21, 2022

June 5, 2023 - October 20, 2023 
 
Add 3 week Modern Flight Controls/Variable Stability option to above (23 weeks total); Contact for Pricing

EASA Standard Category 2 Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Professional Course (EASA Cat 2 Certified) * - Fixed Wing Light Aircraft Version (20 weeks) 

Pilot - Contact for Pricing

FTE - Contact for Pricing

June 6, 2022 - October 21, 2022

June 5, 2023 - October 20, 2023 
 
Add 3 week Modern Flight Controls/Variable Stability option to above (23 weeks total); Contact for Pricing

Pre-TPS Course - Fixed and Rotary Wing (6 weeks)

Pilot or FTE - $28,000

May 9 - June 17, 2022 (for Class 2022B)

November 6 - December 16, 2022 (for Class 2023A)
 

* Course costs do not include lodging, transportation or anything not part of the course instruction

Signup: Use the Student Application Form to register for a course. Alternatively, you can contact us to check course availability.

NTPS Catalog: For more detailed information please visit the online catalog page to view or download the NTPS Catalog .

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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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