After decades of working in adherence to military regulations, Britain’s Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) is quickly adapting to a new era of working under civilian rules. In a fundamental shift to its operation, the Boscombe Down, England-based, Qinetiq-managed school has aligned with new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) flight-test ratings and has also introduced a new fleet of aircraft and a new methodology to its curriculum. Modularized syllabus enables bespoke ...

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