Our Vision

To be the recognized world leader in promoting safety, communication and education in the design & flight test of aerospace vehicles and their related systems. To maintain a viable professional and prestigious international society for all test pilots and aerospace corporations.

To broaden professional relationships through the sharing of ideas and experiences which promote and enhance safety, communication and education. To prevent accidents and loss of life by improving safety, design and flight test of aerospace vehicles and their related systems. To provide a forum to disseminate information to those in the aerospace industry for the benefit of all aviation users.


The cornerstone of our profession in that the test pilot’s job is determining truth.

Ethical Behavior

The legal and fiscal impacts of test pilot decisions demand ethical behavior to maintain trust and respect.

Professional Reputation

Professional reputation is established by fair and truthful actions that gain the confidence and respect of all involved parties.

Experience and Expertise

The effective test pilot must have experience and expertise for the comparison of test results to insure credibility.


Fairness in all our dealings creates confidence when the user firmly believes that they will always be dealt with honestly.

Key Success Factors

Strategic Goals