Air Force Test Pilot School is nearing the end of his year-long test pilot training program.
What does TPS stand for?
TPS stands for Test Pilot School
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Naval Test Pilot School is integrating an important airborne systems training tool into a new aircraft platform expected to significantly reduce cost and increase mission success with help from Wyle engineering and technical experts.
Smith's military career included attending the test pilot school at Edwards Air Force Base in 1965, serving as commander of the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft flight test program in the late 1960s, and serving as the chief test pilot and commander of the SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance test force in the early 1970s.
``The SFTE created this new award in 2006 to honor major accomplishments of outstanding flight test teams,'' said Minor, who is also the technical director for the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards.
Qualified as a landing signal officer in 1952, he attended test pilot school at the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Md.
Several years later he was sent to the Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, Maryland.
Yeager said he refined his piloting skills flying with Hoover at air shows while waiting to attend test pilot school.
Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS), NAS Patuxent River, Md.