FY 11-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD

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SUBJ/FY 11-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD// 



REF/A/DOC BUPERS/05OCT2010// AMPN/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1500.62B, TEST PILOT 
SCHOOL// RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE U.S. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL 
(TPS) SELECTION BOARD SCHEDULED  TO CONVENE 15 FEBRUARY 2011.  THIS BOARD WILL 
SELECT HIGHLY QUALIFIED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS FOR THE U.S. 
NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL (USNTPS), U.S. AIR FORCE TEST PILOT SCHOOL, AND NAVAL 
POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL (NPS)/USNTPS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM.

2.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION, A COMPLETE APPLICATION LETTER AS 
DESCRIBED IN REF A AND A COMMAND ENDORSEMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE NPC 
CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER (CSC) NOT LATER THAN 14 JANUARY 2011.  THE ENDORSEMENT 
SHOULD STATE THAT THE APPLICANT, IF SELECTED, IS AVAILABLE TO REPORT FOR 
INITIAL TRAINING, AS EARLY AS APRIL 2011.  THE APPLICANT'S EMAIL ADDRESS, 
PHONE NUMBER, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND POST-TEST PILOT SCHOOL TEST SQUADRON 
ASSIGNMENT PREFERENCES SHOULD BE INCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION.  APPLICANTS 
WHO DESIRE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE NPS/USNTPS COOPERATIVE PROGRAM MUST 
SPECIFICALLY LIST THE COOPERATIVE PROGRAM AS ONE OF THEIR PROGRAM PREFERENCES 
IN THEIR APPLICATION LETTER.

3.  APPLICATION PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS:
    A.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING 
ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
       FY11-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #220)
       CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
       5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE
       MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
    B.  APPLICATIONS SENT VIA FEDEX/UPS/DHL SHOULD USE THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
    NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND
       FY11-1 TEST PILOT SCHOOL SELECTION BOARD (BOARD #220)
       CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER
       5640 TICONDEROGA LOOP BLDG 768 RM E302
       MILLINGTON TN 38055-6300
     C.  FAX OR EMAILED PDF SUBMISSIONS, IN ADVANCE OF A HARD COPY, WILL BE 
ACCEPTED FOR THOSE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE EXHAUSTED 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 THE MOST RECENT FITREP (E.G., 31 JANUARY 2011 FITREP FOR
LIEUTENANTS) IS RECEIVED AT NPC CSC NO LATER THAN 7 FEBRUARY 2011.

5.  ELIGIBILITY:
     A.  DESIGNATED NAVAL AVIATORS AND NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICERS THROUGH THE GRADE 
OF LIEUTENTANT COMMANDER MAY BE SELECTED.
     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 WELL-QUALIFIED 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.  DUE TO CURRENT COMMUNITY PRODUCTION SHORTFALLS, VFA NAVAL AVIATORS 
(1310) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY DURING THEIR FIRST SHORE TOUR.
     D.  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.  SPONSOR:  CDR SCOTT DILLON (PERS-434B); WILLIAM.DILLON(AT)NAVY.MIL.  
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE:
MS. SHIRLEY MURPHY (PERS-434B1); FILISA.MURPHY(AT)NAVY.MIL.

8.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.// BT
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