Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructors - ITPS (Canada)

ITPS (Canada) is looking to add Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructors to their world-class Instructor’s team. ITPS offers a range of training courses for Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers with an established track record providing flight test training to air forces and industry globally.

Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Test Pilot School, long course, with minimum five years flight testing experience or
  • Member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots with minimum 10 years industry flight test experience. (EASA bridging training and FTI training will be provided).
  • EASA pilot license at ATPL or CPL/IR level with FT Rating Category 1 and FTI Rating or
  • ICAO ATP or CPL/ME/IR license and TP qualification. (EASA bridging training and FTI training will be provided).
  • Previous experience as FI, TRI, or FTI is an asset.
  • Must be willing to travel up 20% of the time.

ITPS provides a competitive compensation package that includes a full benefit plan and more.  ITPS provides an exciting and stable working environment with an international team of experts. ITPS instructors participate in in house development flight test projects as well as flight test projects abroad from time to time.

In-house training programs also provide opportunities to gain new qualifications and grow in the role.  Team members are challenged to actively contribute to continuously improve and innovate in our exciting and growing organization. 

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Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor - NTPS

Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor

National Test Pilot School
Mojave, CA

Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School and be part of our innovative team! The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is the World’s Premiere Total Flight Test Education and Training Organization offering over 30 different flight test courses ranging from our year-long Professional Course to our numerous short courses and Master’s degrees. NTPS is the World’s first and only Test Pilot School accredited as a University, the first test pilot school to be certified as an EASA Authorized Training Organization for Flight Test, the first and only test pilot school curriculum accredited by ABET and is also ISO 9001-2015 certified.

NTPS is looking to hire an outstanding Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor to join our cadre of full-time flight test professionals. You will work as part of a team developing and delivering flight test course material. You will be teaching both academic and airborne instruction all aspects of the Fixed Wing P&FQ and Systems curriculum to both Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer students. You should have excellent interpersonal skills that will allow you to work well with people having a wide range of experience and diverse cultural backgrounds. You must be able to explain complex subjects in a manner that can be assimilated and applied by all students.

Required Education, Training, & Experience Criteria:

  • Test Pilot Graduate of a SETP recognized Test Pilot School.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or field closely associated with flight testing.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Fixed Wing Experimental Test Pilot.
  • FAA Second Class Medical or higher
  • Fluent in English.

Desired Education, Training, & Experience Criteria:

  • Ten+ years of flight test experience.
  • Previous Test Pilot School instructional experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Flight Test Related Field
  • Test experience with RADAR, EO/IR, Comm/Nav Systems and Civil Certification.
  • FAA Commercial Pilot Airplane (SEL/MEL), CFI/MEI, and Instrument Airplane.
  • Type Rating/Authorized Experimental:  S-265, AV-L39, MB-326, NH-T38, MiG-21.
  • EASA Flight Test Instructor rating.
  • NVG and/or Helmet Mounted Display experience.

NTPS offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, stable working hours, and an excellent 401k retirement plan.

Interested parties should provide a cover letter and resume/CV to:

Jim “JB” Brown
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(661)824-2977

Test Pilot Instructor - TFASA

Position Title: Test Pilot Instructor.

Worksite: Far East Asia.

Following the successful launch of our Joint Venture Test Pilot School, the Test Flying Academy of South Africa is looking to fill a number of additional Test Pilot Instructor positions in both Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing disciplines.

We require test pilot instructors on a permanent contract basis.

 Required Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

  • Test Pilot Graduate of either USAF TPS, USNTPS, ETPS or EPNER test pilot schools (Full 12 month/Cat 1/Class A course)
  • Degree in Engineering or closely related to flight testing field (or significant equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a test pilot.
  • Medically fit to fly.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Competent in IT skills

Desired Education, Training & Experience Criteria:

  • Six years of flight test experience.
  • Test experience with Certification, AFCS, Radar, EO/IR and Comm/Nav systems.
  • Previous test pilot school instructional experience.
  • Experience in teaching students to whom English is not their first language
  • Test or certification experience for CS 25/FAR 25 category aircraft. 

TFASA offers an outstanding salary and benefits package. There is also occasional travel associated with this position for field trips, student projects, course presentation, and consulting. Initial contract commitment of 4 years with negotiable terms possible.

Interested parties should provide cover letter and resume/CV to:

Craig Penrice, CTPS Manager, TFASA, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rotary Wing Test Pilot Instructor - National Test Pilot School

Rotary Wing Test Pilot Instructor. National Test Pilot School, Mojave, CA.

Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School! The National Test Pilot School is the World’s Leading Total Flight Test Training and Education Organization and the only accredited test pilot school.

NTPS is looking to hire an outstanding Rotary Wing Test Pilot Instructor to join our cadre of flight test professionals. You will work as part of a team developing and delivering flight test course material. You will be teaching both academic and airborne instruction all aspects of the Rotary Wing P&FQ and Systems curriculum to both test pilot and flight test engineer students. You should have excellent interpersonal skills that will allow you to work well with people having a wide range of experience and diverse cultural backgrounds. You must be able to explain complex subjects in a manner that can be assimilated and applied by all students.

Required Education, Training, & Experience Criteria:

  • Test Pilot Graduate of a SETP recognized Test Pilot School
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or field closely associated with flight testing
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Rotary Wing experimental test pilot
  • Class II FAA medical
  • Fluent in English

Desired Education, Training, & Experience Criteria:

  • Ten+ years of flight test experience.
  • Previous test pilot school instructional experience
  • Test experience with Civil Certification, Radar, EO/IR & Comm/Nav systems
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License; Rotorcraft (Helicopter) & CFI
  • EASA Flight Test Instructor rating
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License; Airplane (SEL/MEL) & CFI/MEI
  • NVG and/or Helmet Mounted Display experience

NTPS offers a competitive salary, 401k retirement plan, and benefits package. There is occasional travel associated with this position for field trips, student projects, course presentation, and consulting.

Interested parties should provide a cover letter and resume/CV to:

Stefan Hanekom

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661-824-2977

Job Opening - Scaled Composites

Founded by legendary aircraft designer Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites is a 37-year-old aerospace composites company continually working to push boundaries, prove out ideas, and influence the future. We design, build, and test proof-of-concept, prototype, and milestone achieving vehicles. We have flown an average of one new aircraft type per year over our 37-year history.

If you like to fly unique, exciting aircraft and be part of program teams where you can influence their design and operation, check out our Test Pilot job posting.

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