MD530 FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
Vinnell Arabia •
, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Responsible for performing
duties as an Instructor Pilot-Trainer in the MD500 Series Aircraft and
supporting simulation device(s). Conduct Initial Entry Rotary Wing (IERW)
training, Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) training, continuation training
and evaluation of customer students and pilots in accordance with approved
Saudi Arabian National Guard/Ministry of National Guard publications (CMP’s,
AR’s, TC’s, etc.). Flight instruction duties include; contact, basic
instrument, basic and advanced combat skills and initial NVG qualification. Flight evaluation duties include APART and
PFE’s under Day, Night, Hood and NVG conditions to U.S. Army standards IAW
government approved ATM, POI, and CMP requirements. Academic instruction may
include, but not limited to any combination of Individual or Group instruction
in a classroom environment and or simulator on basic ground school topics to
include aerodynamics, aeromedical, navigation, aircraft systems, crew
coordination, basic instruments, and night/NVG. Responsible for maintaining
Individual Gradebook Folders, Individual Aircrew Training Folders (IATF) and
completing required training, currency, and readiness entries
Train and evaluate Aviation
pilots in the MD500 Series Aircraft, conduct Initial
Entry Rotary Wing (IERW), initial Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) training in accordance with the US Army Aviation ATM and
specific unit ATP guidelines.
Develop an Aviation Aircrew
Training Program in accordance with customer guidance.
Verify and confirm that all
required flight training publications are current and complete.
Conduct and evaluate
individual readiness level progression tasks, to include instrument flight
tasks during day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG), and instrument flight
Prepare pilots through
realistic mission training flight maneuvers under local environmental
conditions to include dust landings, and weather specific desert training.
Provide aircrew proficiency
training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in and outside
controlled airspace under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and or
international General Authority on Civil Aviation (GACA) rules.
Attends meetings as required
Recommend aviation instructor
pilot and Pilot in Command
appointments to customer leadership.
Responsible for providing direct interface and daily status reports as
required between staff for training status, mission assignments, mission
planning, and crew status.
Assist in Maintenance Test Flights as required.
Able to perform duties in a culturally sensitive environment and maintain
a professional approach, attitude, and appearance at all times.
Able to write effectively in order to develop and update all POI’s,
CMP’s, classes and related flight manuals as required by the customer
Able to instruct as a SME in
all POI and CMP areas, and subjects as required by the customer leadership.
Knowledgeable in the use of
Microsoft Office Suite programs, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Other duties as assigned and or directed by management.
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
C. Supervisory Responsibilities:
None. Reports directly to the Standardization Instructor Pilot.
Education Level: Must have been
qualified as a Pilot in Command. Additional qualifications:
Graduate of a course of
instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School required.
An IP equivalency evaluation
administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the
Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES), preferably in a MD500
Series Aircraft required.
3000 hours minimum total flight
hours (Turbine Engine) of which a minimum of 500 are as an IP.
Minimum 500 flight hours in a
single engine rotary wing aircraft preferred.
Previous NVG Instructor Pilot required. Minimum 500 NVG hours preferred.
Graduate of the U.S. Army
RWIFE Course or equivalent preferred.
Certificates: Army Aviator certification with rating as
Instructor Pilot; FAA Commercial License; FAA Flight Instructor or ATP
C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability
requirements: Knowledge of Army Aviation
training concepts, administration, and logistics. Demonstrated ability as lead pilot of a
flight training organization. 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.
Experience in Scout, Attack,
and/or Utility operations.
Previous Fort Rucker
Instructor Pilot/IERW experience preferred.
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