Latest News

Historic Day for ITPS Canada and ITPS Türkiye at Turkish Aerospace

A historic day at Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ). First day of flight test school with ITPS and Turkish Instructors.

Date: July 05, 2023

The first day of the first-ever test pilot and flight test engineer course to be held in Türkiye. Twelve students from Turkish Aerospace, the Turkish Air Force, Directorate General Civil Aviation and ASELSAN commenced their journey to a career flight testing fixed wing civil and military aircraft, such as the HÜRKUŞ, HÜRJET and KAAN National Fighter in the background.

Turkish Flight Test Instructors Murat ÖZPALA and Emre Can KAYA joined the ITPS instructor team, setting yet another first for this initiative. The course marks the launch of ITPS Türkiye, the satellite training organization of the International Test Pilots School  under a partnership agreement with TUSAŞ (Turkish Aerospace). TUSAŞ is Türkiye's national aircraft manufacturer boasting a growing product line of advanced fixed and rotary wing aircraft. ITPS is the world's biggest independent school of flight testing, now operating two campuses, in Canada and Turkey.