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, Air Liaison Officer (ALO); Mobility Pilot, VC-25; Reconnaissance/Surveillance/Electronic Warfare Pilot, EC-130; Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Other; Special Operations Combat Systems Officer, EWO, General; Special Operations Pilot, MC-130J
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
In the Marine Corps: Basic Fixed Wing Pilot; Billet Designator-Fixed Wing Pilot; Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer; Pilot VMA FRS Basic AV-8B; Pilot VMAQ/VMFP FRS Basic EA-6B Pilot; Pilot VMFA FRS Basic F/A-18 Pilot; Pilot VMM, FRS Basic V-22 Pilot; Pilot VMR C-20/C-37 Qualified; Pilot VMR UC-12B Qualified; Pilot VT CT-39 Qualified; Test Pilot/Flight Test Project Officer
In the Navy: Aviator; Flight Instructor, Training Planes; Flight Instructor-NFO, Fleet Operational Aircraft; Flight Instructor-Pilot, Fleet Operational Aircraft; Ground School Instructor; Naval Aircrewman Avionics; Naval Aircrewman Mechanical; Naval Flight Officer Instructor, Training Planes; Special Project Pilot; Test Pilot
- 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.
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