As a part ofCobham Helicopter Serviceswe’re currently recruiting for anAircraft Captain and Pilot Instructorto work within theCobham Academybased at our Newquay operation, supporting flying operations as an Aircraft Captain and Pilot Instructor on military-registered aircraft operated under UK MAA CFAOS approvals.
In addition to the flying instructional role, the position requires other duties in support of Cobham Academy operations such as conventional ground-school and ground-based training equipment instruction, together with various duties, both technical and administrative, in support of the Academy’s day-to-day training activities.
Pilot Instructors need to meet the regulatory requirements regarding qualifications and medical fitness and require previous military experience and type experience on any of the following: Bell 212, Bell 412, AS350, AW109.Type training will be provided where necessary to provide resources in response to contractual requirements.
As an Aircraft Captain and Pilot Instructor your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
·Meeting regulatory requirements, successful candidates must have the following requirements:
·Having successfully completed pilot training with one of the UK Armed Forces
·Having successfully completed the Central Flying School (Helicopters) QHI course
·Holding an EASA Part-MED Class One (Unrestricted) medical certificate or military minimum MES of A2.
·Minimum 2000 hours Total Time
·General military flying experience, including low-level operations and NVG
·Display the highest standards of professionalism and safety as a pilot-in-command and instructor
·Work effectively as part of a cross-functional team
·Demonstrate excellent customer relations skills
·Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills
Cobham Helicopter Services
Cobham Helicopter Academy customers include Government Agencies, the Military, Emergency Services, Coast Guards, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Oil, Gas and Wind Farm Companies.
Our unique service covers everything from providing the highest quality specialist training for pilots, rear crewmen and engineers, to supplying turnkey packages involving the deployment of fully maintained helicopters, complete with trained crews, anywhere in the world.
Using our services, our customers can confidently undertake helicopter training, from initial to special missions that require the highest levels of skill and equipment, such as Search and Rescue (SAR), Emergency Services, Military and Commercial Operations, all to EASA or UK Military standards.
As the provider of choice for helicopter services to the UK Ministry of Defence and other international armed forces, we offer over 20 years unparalleled experience, resources and flexibility for organisations wishing to outsource any aspectof their helicopter-based special mission requirements.
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Job Category Flight Operations
Primary Location UK-England-Cornwall
Organization Cobham Helicopter Services