THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D1810P01 and is part of the RI 143d Airlift Wing, National Guard.
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Administers combat flight training to military aircrews. Instructs and evaluates pilots through a broad training spectrum, in addition to performing pilot duties, which may include but is not limited to: a.
Initial Qualification Training (IQT): Training to qualify the aircrew in basic aircraft flying duties without specific regard to a unit operational mission. It is the minimum training requirement for Basic Aircraft Qualification (BAQ). Elements of instruction include: Basic and Advanced Handling Characteristics, Instrument Approach Procedures, Visual Traffic Patterns, Basic Night Vision Goggle (NVG) training and Airborne Emergency Procedures.
Mission Qualification Training (MQT): Training required to achieve a basic level of competence in the unit's primary tasked missions. This training is a prerequisite for Mission Ready (MR) status. Elements of instruction include (but are not limited to): IFR Formation using Station Keeping Equipment (SKE), Tactical Formation Maneuvers, Tactical Airdrop Procedures, Tactical Departure and Arrival Procedures, Assault Takeoff and Landing Procedures, Low Altitude Awareness Training (LAAT), Low Altitude Tactical Navigation (LATN), Chemical Warfare Task Qualification Training (CWTQT), NVG Takeoff and Landing, NVG Tactical Formation Procedures, NVG Tactical Airdrop Procedures for Overt and Covert Lighting, NVG Assault Takeoff and Landings, NVG ground handling for combat on/offloading, and Aircraft Defensive Systems (ADS) to include threat recognition and maneuvering.
Continuation Training (CT): Training to maintain proficiency and improve aircrew capabilities to perform unit missions and aircrew proficiency sorties not flown in formal syllabus missions, tests, or evaluations. Many CT events for aircrew members require the direct supervision of an instructor while accomplishing the training. CT is directed by AFI11-2MDS Vol 1.
Continuation Training is measured in number and types of sorties and events accomplished. All types of training mentioned in this section pertain to maintaining Mission Ready (MR) status for world-wide deployment capability. Upgrade Training (UG): Training which is syllabus directed to qualify the aircrew in positions beyond that of the entry-level aircrew.
Elements of "Upgrade Training" include: Mobility Pilot Development (MPD), Instructor Pilot (IP), Standardization Evaluation Flight Examiner (SEFE), Formation/Element Lead Qualification, and Touch and Go certification. Upgrade Training may also include Functional Check Flight certification.
Assesses flight instructors, pilots and other aircrew members assigned, attached, or newly acquired to the unit to determine flying background and proficiency in the Unit Equipped (UE) airplane. Plans, develops and presents comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status.
Performs as flight instructor, and/or flight examiner, evaluating and examining rated aircrew to assure training standards are met in these general areas: mission planning, preparation and briefing; ground operations, in-flight control, crew resource management and mission execution; mission debriefing and documentation accuracy. Determines progress and proficiency levels; provides re-qualification evaluations and directs/provides specialized remedial or additional training as necessary. Evaluates formal training directives, and develops course changes, new material, new training systems and methods.
Projects unit training requirements. Prepares required training records.
Utilizes available training aids to instruct airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, emergency procedures, Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO), and specific crew duties. Ensures that all applicable directives, instructions, and technical orders applicable to the aircraft and mission are complied with. Reviews, analyzes, and disseminates accident reports, flying safety publications, and special interest items. Determines additional aircrew training requirements to advance aircrew proficiency while striving to attain a zero accident rate.
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Conditions of Employment
RI AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the RI National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
Must be a current RIANG member, or current military member willing/eligible to transfer to the RIANG
Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
POTENTIAL eligibility for 3R incentive, if approved.
Military Grades: O1-O5
Compatible Military Assignments: 11MX, 11RX, 11SX
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have a competent understanding of the occupation's basic principles and concepts.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-13: 500 hrs total Mil / 300 hrs C-130J. Applicants must be currently qualified as a Pilot or Instructor Pilot IAW appropriate commend directive/NGB directives.
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A Graduate Degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum. Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.
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