usa United States Naval Test Pilot School

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USNTPS
United States Naval Aviation

1945 to present    




United States Naval Test Pilot School
USNTPS maintains and operates about 50 aircraft of 13 types being the US Navy most diverse aircraft fleet squadron. Exposes the students to a broad spectrum of performance, flying qualities, and weapon system capabilities.

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

Calspan to Modify Black Hawk for USNTPS, 29-Sep-15 : Calspan Aerospace has won a $1.57M contract with the U.S. Navy to provide a next-generation Variable Stability System (VSS) for a U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter.

USNTPS UH-72A Lakotas have arrived, 24-Mar-10 : U.S. Naval Test Pilot School with new UH-72A Lakota helicopters


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1945/nowNAS Patuxent RiverKNHK


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
2009/nowUH-72A Lakota
1991/09TH-6B Cayuse


Construction Numbers for USNTPS Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
61-077 hss-2 149003 : USN; conv SH-3G; 1977-1980 AMARC/9H0007; Test pilot school (USNTPS); 1992 +
2091 CH-46A 1965 151941 : xfer NATC Flight Test, NAS Patuxent River 12Aug65; redesig NCH-46A 13Aug65+
US Marine Corps 151941 : BV-107M, c/n 2091, ff?; del USMC 06Aug65 as CH-46A 151941; asgd Boeing FR,+
2102 CH-46A 1965 151952 : NARF North Island 21May75; Navy Test Pilot SchoolUSNTPS , NATC Pax Piver,+
US Marine Corps 151952 : USMC CH-46A d/d 15oct65; asg Boeing FR Morton PA; HMM-164 21Dec65; HMM-2+
: 1968 I crewed this bird for most of the year
70-458 sh-60b 162349 : USN; Test Pilot School (USNTPS)
70-459 sh-60b 162974 : USN; NSH-60B at US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS)
9256 uh-72a 2009 168245 : US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) d/d 2009 as /70; Eurocopter serial N5+
9269 uh-72a 2009 168246 : US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /71; ex N572AE
Eurocopter USA N572AE : American Eurocopter toward 168246
9270 uh-72a 2009 168247 : US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /72; ex N573AE
Eurocopter USA N573AE : American Eurocopter toward 168247
9272 uh-72a 2009 168248 : US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /73
Eurocopter USA N571AE : American Eurocopter, to 168248
9290 uh-72a 168249 : US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /74; ex N660AE
52 th-6b 652967 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /44; wfu
1293 th-6b 687333 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /42; wfu
40381 oh-58a 69-16160 : US Army OH-58C; loaned to US Navy Test Pilot School (USNTPS); w/o 20Oct08;+
US Army Aviation 69-16160 : US Army; conv to OH-58C; to US Navy as 696160
1410 th-6b 696040 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /40; wfu
1411 th-6b 696041 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /41; w/o 13oct06
1414 th-6b 696044 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /43; 2009 Preserved
1431 th-6b 696061 : TH-6B; US Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) /45; 03aug05 pictured at NAS Pa+
70-265 uh-60a 823507 : USN USNTPS ex 80-23507; 12nov99 damaged, rtn ?
US US Marine Corps
2043 CH-46A 1964 150957 : BV-107M, c/n 2043, ff?; del to USMC 22Oct64 as CH-46A 150957; asgd Boeing +
6003 UH-1E 1964 151268 : US Naval Test Pilot School USNTPS /268; to N70426; preserved National Mus+
2127 CH-46A 1966 152508 : BV-107M, c/n 2127; ff?, del USMC 18Feb66 as CH-46A 152508; asgd Boeing FR +
21 serials found for USNTPS


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