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Aircraft Flight Instructor

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Department Of The Army San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 5 months ago

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These positions are located within the State Aviation Office at the San Antonio Army Aviation Support Facility in San Antonio, TX. The purpose of these positions is to provide instruction, evaluation and examination of rated pilots, instructor pilots and aeroscout observers in flying techniques and methods of instruction, examination and evaluation. Instruction involves basic and advanced techniques for flying aircraft using instruments.

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As a Aircraft Flight Instructor with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Plans and implements flight training and instruction for rated pilots and instructor pilots in accordance with the Aircrew Training Manual (ATM).

  • Trains, instructs and evaluates pilots in operating aircraft using advanced instrument flight techniques.

  • Instructs pilots in methods of instruction and evaluates instructor pilots proficiency to engage in flight instruction.

  • Conducts training flights involving operating an aircraft through reference to instruments and use of automatic direction finding equipment such as Omni directional radials, ground control approach and instrument landing systems on and off Federal airways.

  • Conducts refresher, mission and continuation training in light fixed wing or utility and observer helicopters.

  • Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations, tactical flying at night in all weather conditions and with the use of night vision devices, flight maneuvers which take advantage of the terrain, low level flight, short field takeoffs and landings, flying in formation, evasive maneuvers and emergency procedures involving engine failures and malfunctions of hydraulic and electrical systems over hazardous terrain.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:

GS-2181-13, NGD0610000

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You will be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    2181 Aircraft Operation

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform.

Areas of Consideration: Current Active Duty Army and Army National Guard Members Nationwide. This includes:

  • All current members of the National Guard and

  • All Army Active Duty members eligible for immediate membership in the TXARNG.

Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.


  • The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.

  • Veterans' preference is not applicable to this position.

  • Direct deposit is mandatory.

  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Military Requirements

Compatible Military Assignment (per UMR): Applicant must be Duty MOS/AOC/Branch assigned to a compatible position in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations upon selection. If selected and not currently Duty MOS/AOC/Branch assigned, entrance on duty date will be delayed until assignment in the appropriate Duty MOS/AOC/Branch is verified.

Officer AOC/Branch: 15 and 153

Rank: 2LT-CPT and WO1-CW5


To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:

Specialized Experience Required

To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting 24 months experience in instructing others in a specific main-frame/military aircraft such as: fixed-wing, rotary, or remotely piloted aircraft. You must also have experience in a variety of piloting administrative tasks such as: mission tasking, intelligence reporting, applying weather information, filing of flight plans, conducting crew briefings. Additionally, must have experience in aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, equipment assessments and mission manning.


Minimum Education Requirements:

Second and First Lieutenants must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree with at least 90 validated credit hours in a specified program.

Captains and above must already have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university.


You must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from an accredited civilian aviation program or aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.

Please ensure you upload a copy of your transcript(s) AND certificate(s). Failure to do so will result in automatic disqualification.

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Aircraft Flight Instructor

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Department Of The Army