Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers
Also called: Airline Captain, Airline Pilot, First Officer, Pilot
In the Air Force: Astronaut, ABM; Bomber Combat Systems Officer, B-52 Navigator/Radar Navigator; Experimental Test Pilot, Bomber; Fighter Pilot, Air Liaison Officer (ALO); Mobility Pilot, Airlift, General; Reconnaissance Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot, General; Reconnaissance/Surveillance/Electronic Warfare Pilot, General; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), RQ-4; Special Operations Combat Systems Officer, EWO, General; Special Operations Pilot, MC-130H
In the Army: 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot; Army Astronaut; Aviation Combined Arms Operations; Aviation, General; C-12 Pilot; Fixed Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific); Jet Aircraft Pilot
In the Coast Guard: Aviation - General; CWO - Operations, Aviation; LDO - Operations, Aviation; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Naval Flight Officer; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Pilot
In the Marine Corps: Basic Fixed Wing Pilot; Billet Designator-Fixed Wing Pilot; Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer; Pilot VMA AV-8B Qualified; Pilot VMAQ/VMFP EA-6B Qualified; Pilot VMFA F/A-18 Qualified; Pilot VMGR, KC-130 Co-Pilot (T2P/T3P); Pilot VMM, V-22 Qualified; Pilot VMR UC-12B Qualified; Pilot VT CT-39 Qualified; Test Pilot/Flight Test Project Officer
In the Navy: Aviator; CWO - Operations, Aviation; Flight Instructor-NFO, Fleet Operational Aircraft; Flight Instructor-Pilot, Fleet Operational Aircraft; Helicopter Warfare Specialist; LDO - Operations, Aviation; Naval Aircrewman Mechanical; Special Project Pilot; Test Pilot; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Pilot; Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Pilot/Maintainer
- Work as part of a flight team with other crew members, especially during takeoffs and landings.
- Use instrumentation to guide flights when visibility is poor.
- Start engines, operate controls, and pilot airplanes to transport passengers, mail, or freight, adhering to flight plans, regulations, and procedures.
Math and Science
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Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Route navigation software
Information retrieval or search software