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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D0610000 and is part of the IL AASF 2, National Guard.

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    As a AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (TITLE 32), GS-2181-13, you will be responsible for providing instruction, evaluation and examination of rated pilots, instructor pilots and aeroscout observers in flying techniques and methods of instruction, examination and evaluation. Instruction involves basic and advanced techniques for flying aircraft using instruments.

    Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:

    • Conduct refresher, mission and continuation training in light fixed wing or utility and observer helicopters.
    • Conduct training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations, tactical flying at night in all weather conditions and with the use of night vision devices, flight maneuvers which take advantage of the terrain, low level flight, short field takeoffs and landings, flying in formation, evasive maneuvers and emergency procedures involving engine failures and malfunctions of hydraulic and electrical systems over hazardous terrain.
    • Perform routine operational flight assignments.
    • Transport passengers including dignitaries to and from a variety of different points.
    • Plan and implement flight training and instruction for rated pilots and instructor pilots in accordance with the Aircrew Training Manual (ATM).
    • Conduct training flights involving operating an aircraft through reference to instruments and use of automatic direction finding equipment such as Omni directional radials, ground control approach and instrument landing systems on and off Federal airways.
    • Conduct refresher, mission and continuation combat training in advanced attack helicopters involving aggressor and defensive maneuvers and aerial gunnery practice with heavy ordinance and/or trains and instructs pilots in the operation of heavy multi-engine transport helicopters to transport equipment and personnel in combat situations.
    • Train pilots in the full range of aircraft maneuvers required in combat situations.
    • Provide instruction in emergency procedures such as loss of propulsion, directional control or related systems.
    • Perform flights in all weather/environmental conditions, day and night, and using night vision devices.
    • Prepare and present related classroom instruction.
    • Recommend whether pilots remain in flight status.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612315000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.