Salutes & Awards

June 21, 2013

TPS graduates Class 12B

USAF Test Pilot School Class 12B.

Twenty-four students graduated from the United States Air Force Test Pilot School during a ceremony held here, June 15 where they each were awarded a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering from Air University.

It was the culmination of an intense, 48-week program that included more than 2,500 hours of academics and approximately 120 hours of in-flight training; transforming top operational pilots, navigators and engineers into elite flight test professionals.

They will now be integrated into teams throughout the flight test enterprise and begin shaping the technology and weapon systems of the future for the Air Force, sister services and allied nations.

Congratulations to Class 12B!

 

EXPERIMENTAL TEST PILOTS

Maj. David Allamondola

Capt. Nicklos Beihl

Capt. Hans Buckwalter

Maj. Paul Calhoun

Capt. Aaron Frey

Maj. James Hayes III

Maj. Patrick Killingsworth

Capt. Michael Pacini

Maj. Brent Ritzke

Capt. Kristopher Rorberg

Maj. Martin Van de Pol

Maj. Christopher Wee

 

EXPERIMENTAL TEST PILOT REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT

Maj. Benjamin Chown

 

EXPERIMENTAL TEST COMBAT SYSTEMS OFFICER

Capt. Brian Taylor

 

EXPERIMENTAL WEAPON SYSTEMS OFFICER

Capt. Nathan Jordan

 

EXPERIMENTAL FLIGHT TEST ENGINEERS

Mr. Kevin Bragg

Capt. Adam Brooks

Capt. Joshua Hall

Capt. Juan Jurado

Capt. Benjamin Karlow

Capt. Mark Martin

Capt. Mitch Pohlman

Capt. Drew Tullson

 




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