FY-09-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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NAVADMIN 346/08
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SUBJ/FY-09-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD// 


REF/A/DOC/BUPERSINST 1500.62A/20MAR2002// AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 
1500.62A, TEST PILOT SCHOOL (TPS)// 
RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL 
SELECTION BOARD SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 18 FEBRUARY 2009.  THIS BOARD WILL 
SELECT HIGHLY QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS FOR 
THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USNTPS), AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF 
TECHNOLOGY/U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL (AFIT/USNTPS) COOPERATIVE 
PROGRAM (COOP), AND THE U.S. AIR FORCE TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USAFTPS). 
2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, A COMPLETE APPLICATION 
LETTER AND COMMAND ENDORSEMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE NAVY PERSONNEL 
COMMAND CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) NOT LATER THAN 12 JANUARY 2009.  
THE ENDORSEMENT SHOULD CONSIDER WHETHER THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, IS 
AVAILABLE TO REPORT FOR INITIAL TRAINING AS EARLY AS APRIL 2009.  THE 
SERVICE MEMBER'S EMAIL ADDRESS(ES), PHONE NUMBER(S), COLLEGE 
TRANSCRIPTS AND POST-TPS TEST SQUADRON ASSIGNMENT PREFERENCES MUST BE 
INCLUDED WITH APPLICATION.  SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION AHEAD OF THE 
DEADLINE IS ENCOURAGED. 
3.  APPLICATION PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS:
    A.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHOULD BE MAILED TO 
THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
        NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
        FY-09-01 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD, (BOARD #220) 
        CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER PERS-63
        5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
        MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
    B.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA FEDEX/UPS/DHL SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE 
FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
        NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND 
        FY-09-01 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #220)
        CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER PERS-63
        5640 TICONDEROGA LOOP BLDG 768 RM E302
        MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
    C.  FAX OR EMAILED PDF SUBMISSIONS, IN ADVANCE OF HARDCOPY, WILL BE 
ACCEPTED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED ALL OTHER MEANS OF 
DELIVERY.  FAX:  (901) 874-2044/DSN 882.  EMAIL:  
CSCMAILBOX(AT)NAVY.MIL.  
4.  APPLICANTS SHOULD CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THEIR APPLICATION PACKAGE AND 
ALL CORRESPONDENCE BY SELECTING THE CUSTOMER SERVICE LINK AT 
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL OR BY CALLING THE NPC CSC AT 1-866-U-ASK-NPC (DSN 882-
5672).  ADDITIONALLY, ENSURE MOST RECENT FITREP, SUCH AS 31JAN09 FITREP 
FOR LIEUTENANTS IS RECEIVED AT NPC CSC NOT LATER THAN 13 FEBRUARY 2009.  
5.  ELIGIBILITY:
    A.  UNRESTRICTED LINE (13XX) AVIATORS MUST BE DUE COURSE JUNIOR 
OFFICERS (O-2 OR O-3) WITH FORECASTED TIMING TO COMPLETE THE SELECTED 
TPS PROGRAM - A MINIMUM 24-MONTH TEST TOUR AND RETURN FOR SQUADRON DEPT 
HEAD TOUR NOT LATER THAN SCREEN GROUP PLUS 11 YEARS.
    B.  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (1510) AVIATORS, THROUGH THE 
GRADE OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY IF ABLE TO MEET 
CAREER MILESTONES AND ARE ABLE TO SERVE A MINIMUM 24-MONTH FLIGHT TEST 
TOUR PRIOR TO FORECASTED IN-ZONE ELIGIBILITY FOR PROMOTION TO COMMANDER.    
6.  APPLICANTS SHOULD PERIODICALLY CHECK FOR UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL 
INFORMATION AT THE TPS BOARD WEBSITE:  WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/BOARDS/ 
ADMINISTRATIVE/TESTPILOT.
7.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  
- CDR PAUL GHYZEL, PERS-434B, AT (901) 874-4106 OR EMAIL AT 
PAUL.GHYZEL(AT)NAVY.MIL.  
- MRS. SHIRLEY MURPHY, PERS-434B1, AT (901) 874-2437 OR EMAIL AT 
FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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