1.519.457.3625

EASA ATO.0030

European Aviation Safety
Agency Approved Training
Organisation
phone_img

NEWS

Graduate / Diploma / Certificate

arrow

All the courses below are available for fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. ITPS prides itself on being flexible and responsive and is able to design each program to meet the customer’s specific training needs and budget. We select training aircraft types to deliver training that is most relevant to the students’ employment upon return to the sponsoring organization.

GRADUATE, DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE COURSES

 

Graduate Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Course
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing, Civil or Military focused options. EASA CAT-1 compliant

Designed for civil and military pilots and engineers who upon graduation will be employed in experimental flight tests.  Accredited by the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and the Society of Flight Test Engineers the ITPS Graduate Course provides in depth knowledge and instruction in the following subject areas:
Aircraft Performance Flight Tests
Aircraft Flight Control System assessment and testing
Digital Flight Control Systems design and certification
Aircraft Flying Qualities testing
Avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Aircraft Powerplant and Systems testing
Aircraft Structures and Loads testing

The flying program comprises in excess of 350 lecture hours and 110 flight hours.  A minimum of 15 aircraft types will be flown for the civil CAT-1 option. 20 aircraft types are flown for the military option.

Start dates:       January and June annually
Duration:          50 weeks

 

Diploma Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Course
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing, Civil. EASA CAT-2 compliant

Designed for civil industry pilots and engineers who upon graduation will be employed in civil aircraft flight-tests within an already cleared envelope or will participate as crew in Part 25 Transport Category aircraft experimental flight tests.  Graduates qualify for CAT-1 test pilot rating for Part 23 light aircraft. The course provides in depth knowledge and instruction in the following subject areas:
Civil Aircraft Certification Process and Regulations
Aircraft Performance Flight Tests
Aircraft Flight Control System assessment and testing
Aircraft Flying Qualities testing
Avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Aircraft Powerplant and Systems testing

The flying program comprises in excess of 150 lecture hours and a minimum of 50 flight hours.  A minimum of 8 aircraft types will be flown.

Start dates:       January and June annually
Duration:          20 weeks

Note: The course duration and content for aspirant civil applicants for the EASA CAT-1 Test Pilot rating may be tailored based on an assessment by ITPS of the applicant’s prior experience and qualifications. Contact us for details.

 

Diploma Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Course
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing, Military, EASA CAT-2 compliant

Designed for military pilots and engineers who upon graduation will be employed in military aircraft Operational Test & Evaluation flight-tests, Stores Certification and Weapons testing or will participate as crew in multi-crew aircraft experimental flight tests. The course provides in depth knowledge and instruction in the following subject areas:
Aircraft Performance Flight Tests
Aircraft Flight Control System assessment and testing
Aircraft Flying Qualities testing
Avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Military Mission Systems testing – RADAR, EO, EW
Stores Certification and Weapons testing

The flying program comprises in excess of 150 lecture hours and a minimum of 50 flight hours.  A minimum of 10 aircraft types are flown.

Start dates:       January and June annually
Duration:          28 weeks

 

Diploma Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer (Avionics) Course
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing, Military

Designed for military pilots and engineers who upon graduation will be employed in military avionic systems flight-tests, Stores Certification and Weapons testing. The course provides in depth knowledge and instruction in the following subject areas:
Introduction to Avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Displays testing: HUD, HDD, HMD, EVS, SVS
Military Mission Systems testing –Communications, Navigation, RADAR, EW
Electro-Optics, NVG, FLIR, Lasers
Stores Certification and Weapons testing
Unmanned Air Systems testing
Stores Certification and Weapons testing

The flying program comprises in excess of 150 lecture hours and a minimum of 50 flight hours.  A minimum of 10 aircraft types are flown.

Start dates:       January and June annually
Duration:          28 weeks

 

Certificate Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Course
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing option, Civil or Military

The course is aimed at experienced pilots and engineers in the military civil industry or government agencies. It prepares students to undertake flight testing of aircraft including modifications and upgrades. The basic program has been adapted to the needs of various customers to focus on different flight test and aircraft categories, on demand.   The basic program covers:
Civil Aircraft Certification Process and Regulations
Aircraft Performance Flight Tests
Aircraft Flying Qualities testing
Introduction to civil avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Optional add-on military modules available on demand:
Military airworthiness and Specifications
Military Mission Systems testing – RADAR, EO, EW
Stores Certification and Weapons testing
Operational Test and Evaluation

The program comprises in excess of 50 lecture hours and a minimum of 20 flight hours.  A minimum of 4 aircraft types are flown.

Start dates:       January and June annually or on demand
Duration:          6 weeks

 

Certificate (Avionics) Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer Course (Military)
Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing option  

The course aims to provide the knowledge and experience necessary for participating in D/OT&E work in relation to avionics, mission systems and weapon testing. The course includes a series of exercises to develop the capability to plan, execute and manage avionics systems flight tests. The course addresses:
Introduction to Avionics and Human Machine Interface testing
Displays testing: HUD, HDD, HMD, EVS, SVS
Military Mission Systems testing –Communications, Navigation, RADAR, EW
Electro-Optics, NVG, FLIR, Lasers
Stores Certification and Weapons testing

The program comprises in excess of 50 lecture hours and a minimum of 20 flight hours.  A minimum of 4 aircraft types are flown.

Start dates:       January and June annually or on demand
Duration:          5 weeks 

 

Flight Test Instrumentation Course

The course provides training for engineers and technicians in aircraft flight test instrumentation including sensors, data acquisition, recording and telemetry within the context of developmental and certification flight tests. The course provides an understanding of the sensor and data acquisition requirements for aircraft flight tests, sensor selection, system design and integration, sensor installation and calibrations.

Students will receive in excess of 200 hrs theoretical instruction. This will be complemented by a practical project during which they will also design, integrate bench test and qualify a data acquisition system for a fixed or rotary wing aircraft during the course. The course will address the engineering aspects of instrumenting an airplane, paying attention to issues relating to engineering best practices and airworthiness. The course is comprised by the following modules:
Introduction to Flight Testing
General Flight Test Instrumentation
Data acquisition system design and integration
Sensor selection
Wire harnesses
Strain gauges
EMI and EMC
Telemetry Systems
Time Space Position Information (TSPI)

Start dates:       July annually
Duration:          22 weeks.

Contact Us

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message (required)

Please Note: ITPS does NOT provide flight training for PPL or Commercial Pilot's licenses. We do not train private students. There is no Public Access to our premises.

bottom_arrow