FY10-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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SUBJ/FY10-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD//



REF/A/DOC BUPERS/20MAR2002//
AMP/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1500.62A, TEST PILOT SCHOOL//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION 
BOARD SCHEDULED TO CONVENE 17 FEBRUARY 2010.  THIS BOARD WILL SELECT HIGHLY 
QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS FOR THE U.S. NAVAL TEST 
PILOT SCHOOL (USNTPS), THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL/U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT 
SCHOOL (NPS/USNTPS) COOPERATIVE PROGRAM, AND OTHER MILITARY TEST PILOT SCHOOLS 
AS QUOTAS ARE AVAILABLE (E.G., U.S. AIR FORCE TEST PILOT SCHOOL, BRITISH 
EMPIRE TPS AND FRENCH TPS).

2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, A COMPLETED APPLICATION LETTER, AS 
DESCRIBED IN REF A, AND A COMMAND ENDORSEMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE NAVY 
PERSONNEL COMMAND CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) NOT LATER THAN 15 JANUARY 
2010.  THE ENDORSEMENT SHOULD CONSIDER WHETHER THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, IS 
AVAILABLE TO REPORT FOR INITIAL TRAINING AS EARLY AS APRIL 2010.  THE SERVICE 
MEMBER?S EMAIL ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER(S), COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND POST-TPS TEST 
SQUADRON ASSIGNMENT PREFERENCES MUST BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION AND 
RECEIVED BY 15 JANUARY 2010.

3.  APPLICATION PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS:
    A.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING 
ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
    FY10-1 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 USE THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
    FY10-1 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 31JAN10 FITREP FOR LIEUTENANTS) IS RECEIVED AT 
NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND CSC NOT LATER THAN 12 FEBRUARY 2010.

5.  ELIGIBILITY:
    A.  DESIGNATED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS THROUGH THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENTANT COMMANDER ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SELECTION.
    B.  THE PREFERRED UNRESTRICTED LINE (13XX) AVIATORS ARE 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 DEPARTMENT HEAD 
TOUR NOT LATER THAN SCREEN GROUP PLUS 11 YEARS.  IN THE EVENT THAT THERE ARE 
INSUFFICIENT QUANTITIES OF QUALIFIED UNRESTRICTED LINE (URL) JUNIOR OFFICERS 
TO MEET REQUIREMENTS, URL LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS WITH EXCEPTIONAL RECORDS MAY 
BE SELECTED, PROVIDED THEY WOULD STILL BE ABLE TO MEET APPLICABLE CAREER 
MILESTONES.
    C.  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (1510) AVIATORS THROUGH THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MAY BE SELECTED IF ABLE TO SERVE A MINIMUM 24-MONTH 
FLIGHT TEST TOUR FOLLOWING GRADUATION FROM TPS AND CONTINUE TO MEET CAREER 
MILESTONES.

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 SCOTT DILLON, PERS-434B, AT (901) 874-4106 OR EMAIL AT 
WILLIAM.DILLON(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE:  MRS. SHIRLEY MURPHY, PERS-434B1, AT (901) 874-
2437 AT FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.

8.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1//

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