||Knowledge & Skills:
• Must meet the training and qualification requirements of AFI 10-220 and DCMA 8210.0
• Interprets meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a sortie and files a flight plan for all flights using authorized processes
• Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance logs for the aircraft.
• Have a working knowledge for operating navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft
• Able to pass flight proficiency examinations by the a military authorized examination agency
Experience & Education:
• Must possess a TOP Secret Security Clearance or meet the eligibility requirements for a Top Secret Clearance
• Must possess a valid FAA commercial pilot certificate with rotorcraft and instrument ratings
• Must have satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous 12 months
• Must have proof of graduating from either:
• The US Army’s UH-1 Maintenance Test Pilot Course
• The USAF Function Check Flight Certification
• The FAA test flight program, in the UH-1 or commercial equivalent
• Must possess or be able to attain a current FAA Medical Certificate Second Class
• Must have a minimum of 1,500 hours first pilot with 500 hours experience in helicopters of which at least 300 hours must have been in the UH-1 or commercial equivalent prior to performing functional check flights; UH-1N preferable
• Must have demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Must be fluent in the English language
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
• Must be able to work varied weekly schedules driven by maintenance test flights and other operational requirements
• Occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds is required.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain Government flightline driver’s license.
• Demonstrate proven and verifiable aviation experience including ethics, ability and professionalism of the highest standards are required for this position