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USNTPS Short Course Curriculum

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HIGH-IMPACT CONDENSED TRAINING FOR THE DEVELOPMENTAL FLIGHT TEST COMMUNITY

Designed for aircrew, engineers and scientists, short course curriculum consists of two-week introductory-level courses in aircraft and systems test and evaluation. Short courses provide a basis for safe and effective test project planning, test execution and reporting. Students complete guided exercises with demonstration flights and ground simulators.

Yearly offerings include:

  • Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation
  • Introduction to Fixed-Wing Flying Qualities
  • Introduction to Rotary Wing Flying Qualities & Performance
  • Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Flight Test

INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT AND SYSTEMS TEST & EVALUATION
Prepares flight officers and engineers for airborne mission systems test and evaluation.

INTRODUCTION TO FIXED WING FLYING QUALITIES
Prepares pilots and engineers for fixed wing aircraft flying qualities, performance and aircraft avionics systems test and evaluation.

INTRODUCTION TO ROTARY WING FLYING QUALITIES & PERFORMANCE
Prepares pilots and engineers for rotary wing aircraft flying qualities, performance and aircraft missions and weapons systems test and evaluation.

INTRODUCTION TO UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS FLIGHT TEST
The Introduction to UAS flight test short course introduces and exposes students to UAS flight test methods and techniques.

SPECIALTY COURSES
On request, specialized courses can be prepared and, if practical, presented at the customer’s site. These courses range from 1 to 2 weeks in duration and typically include a simulation and/or flight portion as part of the course.

2018 Schedule

07 Jan - 18 Jan Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation China Lake
28 Jan - 08 Feb Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test Patuxent River
11 Mar - 22 Mar Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation Orlando
25 Mar - 05 Apr Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation Patuxent River
08 Apr - 19 Apr Introduction to Fixed Wing Flying Qualities Patuxent River
03 Jun - 14 Jun Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test Patuxent River
15 Jul - 26 Jul   Introduction to Rotary Wing Flying Qualities & Performance Patuxent River
12 Aug - 23 Aug Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation Patuxent River
23 Sep - 03 Oct Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test China Lake
21 Oct - 1 Nov Introduction to Fixed Wing Flying Qualities Patuxent River

For more information contact the Short Course Department at:

5.0_ct&e.fct@navy.mil

301-757-5049

International Students, please see this section for further guidance.