The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) provides instruction to experienced
pilots, flight officers, and engineers in the processes and techniques of aircraft and systems test and evaluation.
The school investigates and develops new flight test techniques, publishes manuals for use of the aviation test
community for standardization of flight test techniques and project reporting, and conducts special projects. USNTPS
maintains its staff as a focal point of expertise providing the aviation test community with engineering and