Vinnell Arabia

  • Instructor Pilot AH-64E

    Location SA-Riyadh
    ID
    2018-2716
    Category
    Aviation Training & Support
  • Overview

    Responsible for performing duties as an Instructor Pilot in the AH-64 E aircraft and supporting simulation devices.   Conducts initial ATP integration, continuation training, and evaluation of employee and customer crewmembers in accordance with US Army Aviation Aircrew Training Manual (ATM) requirements.

     

    Conducts academic and hands-on performance training and administer evaluations to ensure aircrew proficiency and standardization of training.  Responsible for maintaining Individual Aircrew Training Folder, (IATF) and completing required training, currency, and readiness entries.

     

    Conducts AH-64E and gunnery instruction in a classroom environment; provides flight instruction in the aircraft and flight training devices; providing contact, basic instrument, and basic combat skills training to Army standards IAW government approved ATM.  Instruction may include any combination of Individual or Group instruction in an academic classroom environment and or aircraft or simulator.  Additionally, It is preferred that applicant have experience in mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi Mission etc…) operations and must have completed a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School.

     

    A. Duties/responsibilities:

    1. Train and evaluate Aviation pilots in the AH-64E aircraft in accordance with the US Army Aviation ATM and specific unit ATP guidelines. 
    2. Develop an Aviation Aircrew Training Program (ATP) in accordance with customer guidance.
    3. Verify and confirm that all required flight training publications are current and complete.
    4. Conduct and evaluate individual readiness level (RL) progression tasks, to include instrument flight tasks during day, night, night vision goggle (NVG) and instrument flight rules (IFR).
    5. Prepare pilots through realistic mission training flight maneuvers under local environmental conditions to include dust landings, overwater flight, weather specific desert training and other environmental tasks as required.
    6. Provide aircrew proficiency training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in and outside controlled airspace under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and/ or international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) rules.   
    7. Attends meetings as required with Customer (s).
    8. Recommend aviation Instructor Pilot appointments to customer leadership.
    9. As a member of the Aviation Safety Council; attend regularly scheduled Aviation Safety Council meetings as required.
    10. Attend and provide training and mission planning input to the weekly Production Control and Operations meeting.
    11. Responsible for providing direct interface and daily status reports as required between staff for training status, mission assignments, mission planning and crew status.
    12. Assist in Maintenance Test Flights (MTFs) as required.

    B. Independence:  Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.

     

    C. Supervisory Responsibilities: As assigned

    Qualifications

    A. Education Level:  Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command and successfully completed one of the following:

    1. Graduate of a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School required. Course of instruction in the AH-64E required.
    2. An IP equivalency evaluation administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES), preferably in the AH-64(E) aircraft required.
    3. FAA rating (preferred) as Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument - Helicopter (CFII-H) or military equivalent. Minimum 1,500 flight hours with 250 NVS/NVG, and 500 hours as an instructor required.
    4. Certificates:  Military aviation certification and/or rating as Instructor Pilot in the AH-64 E program Series aircraft

    B. Successfully pass the Army or FAA Class II Flight Physical upon hire, and annually thereafter required.

     

    C. Experience: Mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi-Mission) operations preferred.

     

    D. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:  Knowledge of Army Aviation training concepts, administration, and logistics.  Demonstrated ability to conduct independent operational research.  Demonstrated past performance and experience in leading an organizational staff to achieve organizational goals.  Demonstrated past performance in the development of organizational plans, policies, and operational procedures. Ability to communicate both orally and written. Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members.  Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.  Possesses a valid driver’s license.

    1. Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command (PC).
    2. Graduate of AH-64 Instructor Pilot Course (IPC)/Methods of Instruction (MOI) course at an authorized Aviation Proponent School or an IP equivalency evaluation administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES) required.
    3. Qualified on the AH-64 Series Aircraft required.
    4. Minimum of 1500 total flight hours (total time).
    5. Minimum of 300 flight hours Instructor Pilot time.
    6. Minimum of 250 flight hours Night Vision System (NVS)/Night Vision Goggles (NVG).
    7. FAA Commercial Pilot certificate required.

    E. Other:

    1. Knowledge of Army Aviation training concepts, administration and logistics.
    2. Ability to communicate both orally and written.
    3. Ability to effectively deal with people in the coordination of staff and team members.
    4. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.

    F. Possesses a valid driver’s license

     

     

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