Canada's National Research CouncilThe Flight Research Laboratory of Canada’s National Research Council is studying advanced technology for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft.

SETP The Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP). The profession’s primary organization, with chapters in North America and Europe. Web site has several interesting links.

AETE--home to many Canadian test pilots The Canadian Air Force’s Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) at the Canadian Flight Test Centre in Cold Lake, Alberta.

 The history of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB, in the Mojave desert.

US Navy FTC, Pax River The U.S. Navy’s Flight Test Center at Patuxent River, Maryland. Slick site with cool photos.

NASA Dryden flight test technical report serverNASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center’s Technical Reports Server: Check out original flight test reports on the X-1, X-15, and others.

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield NASA’s astronaut biographies . Piloting a spacecraft is the pinnacle of some test pilots’ careers–including Canada’s first test pilot in space, Chris Hadfield .

The National Test Pilot School in Mojave, California; the largest civilian test pilot school in the world.

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) The Experimental Aircraft Association has a world-wide grassroots following of sport aviation enthusiasts (and the odd test pilot.) A great place for anybody who loves airplanes.

(c) 1998 Eric Volstad