US Air Force Announces New Class of Test Pilots – Randolph AFB

WARBIRD RADIO – Forty-four Air Force captains and first lieutenants have been selected as primary or alternate test pilot school program attendees, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Jan. 21.

According to a recent news release “Officers selected will fill classes beginning in June this year, said Maj. Miles Middleton, AFPC special assignments branch.

The program exists to develop specially trained pilots, combat systems officers, flight test engineers and remotely piloted aircraft pilots to monitor, manage, and perform flight tests on research, experimental or production-type aerospace vehicles and weapon systems, he said.

“Program graduates have profound strategic impact on future combat capabilities, so selection is highly competitive,” Middleton said. “Graduates are future senior leaders who will help shape our national security and identifying the right people for this opportunity was critical.”

To see the list of selectees, visit myPers at and enter “Test Pilot School” in the search window.

QUICK LINK:  Test Pilot School

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