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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 Communications Test & Evaluation

INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT AND SYSTEMS TEST & EVALUATION [2 classes per year]
Prepares flight officers and engineers for airborne mission systems test and evaluation.

INTRODUCTION TO FIXED WING FLYING QUALITIES [2 classes per year]
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 [1 class per year]
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 [2 classes per year]
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

05-16 February Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test
12-23 March Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation
09-20 April Introduction to Fixed Wing Flying Qualities
04-15 June Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Test
09-20 July Introduction to Rotary Wing Flying Qualities & Performance
13-24 August Introduction to Aircraft and Systems Test & Evaluation

 

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.           

FY17 Short Course Descriptions