Air Services

United Kingdom

Empire Test Pilots' School (ETPS)

Run by the MoD & QinetiQ under a long-term agreement, the Empire Test Pilots' School (ETPS) is a training school for test pilots and flight test engineers. Established in 1943, and initially based at Boscombe Down, the school moved to RAF Cranfield in October 1945 and then to Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough in July 1947. It returned to Boscombe Down on 29 January 1968.

BAe Hawk T1

XX154 @ RIAT 2014

XX154 @ RIAT 2015

Avro RJ-70

QQ102 @ RIAT 2017

QQ102 @ RIAT 2017

Avro RJ-100

QQ101 @ RIAT 2014

Augusta A109E Power Elite

ZE416 @ RIAT 2014

ZE416 @ Waddington Airshow 2014


Airbus Helicopters H125, Apache AH-64, Aérospatiale Gazelle, Panavia Tornado GR4, Saab JAS 39 Gripen, Pilatus PC-21, Short Tucano, Grob G 120TP, Diamond DA42 M-NG, Calspan Learjet