Are you ready to soar to new heights in your aviation career? Apollo MedFlight, a leader in medical air transport, is looking for a seasoned Bell 407 Check Airman to guide our pilots through advanced flight training and evaluations. This isn’t just any flight deck job—it’s a chance to make a real di

Check Airman - Bell 407 - 46k Retention Bonus

Apollo MedFlight • 
Amarillo, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Are you ready to soar to new heights in your aviation career? Apollo MedFlight, a leader in medical air transport, is looking for a seasoned Bell 407 Check Airman to guide our pilots through advanced flight training and evaluations. This isn’t just any flight deck job—it’s a chance to make a real difference, ensuring safety and standardization within Apollo’s helicopter air ambulance operations.

 As a Check Airman, you will perform pilot training and evaluation, conduct Part 135 qualification checks, and serve as one of the primary Basic Indoc instructors.

If you’re passionate about aviation and dedicated to making a difference, we want to hear from you! Join our team and be part of a company that values your skills, rewards your contributions, and supports your aspirations.

Why Apollo MedFlight?

Competitive Pay: Recognizing and valuing our team members is paramount. As a Rotor Wing Pilot with Apollo MedFlight, you'll receive a substantial annual salary of $92,820 a year along with an annual Check Airman stipend of $15,000 to show our appreciation

$46,000 Retention Bonus: Your dedication deserves recognition. We invest in your future with a generous retention bonus.

Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of balancing work and personal life. Enjoy flexible scheduling and ample time off to rejuvenate and recharge.

Collaborative Team Environment: Become a part of a team of experienced professionals who share a passion for delivering excellence in medical air transport. Experience a supportive and cooperative work culture.

A Day in The Life:

  • Conduct aviation training, evaluations, and Part 135 qualification checks as assigned and qualified for in accordance with the Apollo MedFlight (Integra Aviation) Training Program.
  • Ensure standardized pilot training/procedures are adhered to in accordance with the Apollo MedFlight Training Program, as applicable to aircraft assigned.
  • Assist the Chief Pilot or the Flight Standard and Quality Manager in developing training standards for training procedures and aircraft maneuvers.
  • Assist the Flight Standard and Quality Manager in the continuous development and improvement of the Apollo MedFlight Training Program.
  • Develop and maintain applicable courseware representative of the subject matter.
  • Ensure training material is representative of current Aircraft Flight Manual Revisions.
  • Conduct thorough and in-depth aircraft ground school for assigned aircraft.
  • Operate aviation simulators or Flight Training Devices as required.
  • Assist with planning and coordinating the Basic Indoc Classes
  • Primary Basic Indoc Instructor for monthly classes
  • Work with the Chief Pilot concerning issues related to pilot job performance issues.
Job Requirements:
  • Air Medical experience
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • Meet all Line Pilot Qualifications*
  • Commercial and Instrument Helicopter Ratings
  • Possess a valid Class II Airman Medical Certificate
  • Able to work 7/7 or 14/14 schedule
  • Able to travel extensively (up to 90% of the time)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making
  • Ability to work independently effectively
  • Ability to create an environment that demonstrates teamwork and professionalism with diverse personalities and professional backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong initiative
  • ATP-Rotorcraft/Helicopter (Preferred)
  • CFI-I, Rotorcraft/Helicopter (Preferred)

Line Pilot requirements

  • 2,500 total hours
  • 1,500 total hours of helicopter
  • 1,000 total hours of PIC Helicopters
  • 500 total hours of turbine helicopters
  • 100 total hours of nighttime
  • 100 unaided nights (may be reduced to 50 unaided hours if the applicant has at least 100 aided hours with NVG)

At Apollo, we know that we are all better together, and we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Our workplace thrives by including all voices and makes our business – and the communities we serve – stronger.

All employment decisions at Apollo are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Apollo will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. At Apollo, we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Apollo will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resource department at 806.242.0202 or by email at

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $107,820.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • FAA Commercial Pilot License (Required)
  • Current FAA Medical (Class II) (Required)

Work Location: On the road

Salary Range: 107820-
Travel: >90%
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