Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers
Also called: Airline Captain, Airline Pilot, First Officer, Pilot
In the Air Force: Astronaut; Bomber Combat Systems Officer, EWO, General; Experimental Test Pilot, General; Fighter Pilot, F-16; Mobility Combat Systems Officer, VC-25; Reconnaissance Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot, General; Reconnaissance/Surveillance/Electronic Warfare Pilot, Other; Rescue Combat Systems Officer, General; Special Operations Combat Systems Officer, Air Liaison Officer (ALO); Special Operations Pilot, MC-130J
In the Army: 0-5A/EO-5B/RC-7 Pilot; AH-64D Attack Pilot; Aircraft Powerplant Repairer; Aviation Officer; C-12 Pilot; CH-47F Pilot; MH-47 Pilot; OH-58A/C Scout Pilot (RC); Rotary Wing Aviator (Aircraft Nonspecific); UH-60 Pilot; UH-72A Pilot
In the Coast Guard: Aviation - General
In the Marine Corps: AV-8B Air Combat Tactics Instructor (ACTI) Qualification; Aircraft Section Lead (SL); Billet Designator-Naval Flight Officer; Flight Leader (FL) Qualification; Pilot VMA FRS Basic AV-8B; Pilot VMFA F/A-18 Qualified; Pilot VMGR, KC-130 Aircraft Commander; Pilot VMM, V-22 Qualified; Pilot VMR UC-35 Qualified; Tactical Systems Officer/Mission 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.
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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