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    Participates in the data gathering, analysis, and flight inspection of navigational aids (NAVAIDS) and instrument flight procedures (IFPs). Recommending certification, restrictions, or removal of NAVAIDS and IFPs from service in support of the national airspace system (NAS) or under the authority of the FAA.

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    Duties for FG-13: Serves as pilot-in-command (PIC) for repositioning or ferrying aircraft and on maintenance test flights. Serves as second-in-command (SIC) on flight inspection missions. Responsible for conducting the mission and operating aircraft safely, efficiently, and in the best interest of the Government. When serving as PIC, functions as the team leader of an assigned aircrew. Conducts in-flight inspection of instrument flight procedures (IFPs) and air navigational facilities, and evaluation of the quality of the signals emitted from navigational aids (NAVAIDS) for the purpose of determining conformance to operational standards and verifying facility integrity. Evaluates and certifies NAVIDS and IFPs including Standard Instrument Approach Procedures, Departure Procedures, Standard Arrival Routes, charts, fixes, and holding patterns to ensure adherence to prescribed standards, tolerances, operational suitability, and acceptability of electronic facility performance.

    Duties for FG-14: Serves as Mission Commander with the Airspace System Inspection Pilot credential and has authority to certify, restrict, or remove from service navigational aids (NAVIDS) and instrument flight procedures (IFPs) in the National Airspace System (NAS). This certification grants flight inspection personnel the authority to carry out the FAA's responsibility in ensuring satisfactory operation of air navigation facilities and IFPs in accordance with Order 8200.1 U.S. Standard Flight Inspection Manual, and applicable International Civil Aviation organization documents. Must be a certified flight inspector having authority to certify, restrict, or remove from service NAVAIDS

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

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