NANA Regional Corporation Functional Check Flight Pilot (UH-1) in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

Functional Check Flight Pilot (UH-1)


ATS provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution, and procurement services.

Utilize flight test techniques to perform test flights of aircraft to measure performance and handling to determine airworthiness following maintenance or modifications. FCF Pilots also perform as members of Maintenance Recovery Teams to recover aircraft that have made Precautionary landings and have to be flown back to home station after a maintenance repair action. In addition, FCF pilots ferry aircraft to and from the Depot when required including performing acceptance check flights. FCF pilots may fly with government counterparts and also perform Instructor pilot duties.

Responsible for performing test flights and demonstrating aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on UH-1N helicopters

Determines in accordance with publications and procedures the airworthiness of aircraft prior to release for flight

Performs troubleshooting procedures of aircraft on the ground and during flight, and makes appropriate write-ups or gives verbal instructions to correct deficiencies

Performs recovery flights and ferries aircraft to additional sites, such as depots

Verifies forms and records used in the performance of maintenance to ensure they comply with work performed prior to ground or flight checks

Runs-up aircraft for alert status and performs test on modifications, and functions as a member of Maintenance Recovery Teams when an operational check or test flight is required. Night sorties or IFR shall only occur on recovery, training or ferry flights

Flies with military aircrews when required

Interprets meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a sortie and files a flight plan for all flights using authorized processes

Performs other duties, as required


Minimum Qualifications:

Must meet the training and qualification requirements of AFI 10-220 and DCMA 8210.1.

Must have an FAA commercial pilot certificate with rotorcraft, instrument ratings and satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous twelve months.

Must have graduated either the (1) U.S. Army's UH-1 Maintenance Test Pilot Course, (2) USAF Functional Check Flight Certification, or the (3) FAA test flight program in the UH-1 or commercial equivalent.

Must possess a current FAA Medical Certificate Second Class

Must have a minimum of 1500 hours first pilot with 500 hours experience in helicopters, of which at least 300 hours must have been in the UH-1 or commercial equivalent.

Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance logs for the aircraft.

Have a working knowledge for operating navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft

Able to pass flight proficiency examinations by the a military authorized examination agency

Must be able to obtain a TOP Secret Security Clearance

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Military Specific Occupations

Primary Location: US-MD-Joint Base Andrews

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AKI03820