Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers
Also called: Airline Captain, Airline Pilot, First Officer, Pilot
In the Air Force: Astronaut, ABM; Bomber Combat Systems Officer, EWO, General; Experimental Test Pilot, Helicopter/VSTOL; Fighter Pilot, F-22; Mobility Combat Systems Officer, VC-25; Reconnaissance Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot, General; Reconnaissance/Surveillance/Electronic Warfare Pilot, MC-12; Rescue Combat Systems Officer, General; Special Operations Combat Systems Officer, Air Commando (CAA, NSAv, DM); Special Operations Pilot, MC-130E
In the Army: 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot; AH-64D Attack Pilot; Army Astronaut; Aviation, General; CH-47D Pilot; Fixed Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific); MH-60 Pilot; OH-58D Pilot; Rotary Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific); UH-60 Pilot; UH-72A Pilot
In the Coast Guard: Aviation - General; CWO - Operations, Aviation; Flight Engineer; LDO - Operations, Aviation; Special Missions Aviation; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Naval Flight Officer; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Pilot
In the Marine Corps: 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot; Aircraft Division Lead (DL) Qualification; CH-47D Pilot; Flight Engineer Craftsman; MH-60 Pilot; OH-58D Pilot; Pilot VMFA FRS Basic F-35B Pilot; Pilot VMR C-20/C-37 Qualified; Special Missions Aviation Craftsman; Tactical Systems Operator/Mission Specialist; Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operations Specialist
In the Navy: Aviator; CWO - Operations, Aviation; Flight Instructor-NFO, Fleet Operational Aircraft; Flight Instructor-Pilot, Fleet Operational Aircraft; LDO - Operations, Aviation; Naval Aircrewman Avionics; Naval Flight Officer Instructor, Training Planes; Special Project Pilot; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, Naval Flight Officer; URL - Aviation Warfare Officer, 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.
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