After announcing my big news that I was selected on a full fellowship to attend the National Test Pilot School, I received a lot of interest from readers wanting to know a whole lot more about flight test engineering, test pilot school, and the fellowship. This is part three of my series on Flight Test Engineering where I'll… Continue reading Part III: How I Got Paid to Attend Test Pilot School
When I started college, I had no idea what engineers did but I knew from patrolling the internet that if I wanted to work at NASA (something I had dreamt about since I was in second grade), then a degree in engineering was probably the way to go. I ended up scoring my first of… Continue reading How I Scored My Dream Job at NASA
Similar in nature to traditional military test pilot schools you may have heard of including the United States Naval Test Pilot School and U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, the test pilot school "professional course" I'm currently enrolled in at the National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is an intensive year-long course designed to develop skilled… Continue reading What’s Test Pilot School Like?