Who we are

The Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) was the first of its kind in the world. Established 70 years ago, experience and knowledge in flight test is still gained from the real world testing of current military systems at Boscombe Down.


    Our Courses

    ETPS Graduates are qualified to conduct experimental and development test flying programmes of airborne capabilities in accordance with international civil and military specifications.


      Our Training Team

      Combining military operational experience, aerospace industry experience and academia, team tutors are acknowledged experts in their respective fields.