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Advanced Air LLC

Type of Employer: Employer

Position Details

Position: First Officer
- Challenger 300

Type of Operation: Regional

Location: Hawthorne, CA, USA

Location Terms:

Compensation: $125,000 Annual Salary

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Challenger 300 SIC Pilot position is based out of Hawthorne, CA. This position requires a strong ability to multi-task, make high level complex decisions, all while completing a variety of aviation related tasks. The flying for this position will support the Advanced Air on-demand charter operations. The Second in Command (SIC) Pilot reports to Advanced Air’s Chief Pilot and in his absence the Director of Operations.

You are excited about aviation, looking to grow, and willing to make a one-year commitment to Advanced Air, LLC. You will also have all of the required flight minimums and certifications and live within two hours of your base airport.

What you will do:

Perform a visual Pre and Post Flight (walk-around) inspection prior and after each flight
Assist the Pilot-in-Command during all phases of flight in accordance with operating P&P
Assume primary responsibility for the safety of the passengers, crewmembers, cargo, and the aircraft should the pilot-in-command become incapacitated or unable to perform his/her duties

Review thoroughly and brief the pilot-in-command specifically on all customer service items including, but not limited to passenger pick up, passenger drop off, refueling, customs, private hangar pick up/drop off, private hangar communications requirements, and passenger catering

Have primary operational responsibility for successfully completing the customer service portions of each leg as outlined in the P&P manual
Comply with all Federal Aviation Regulations, Company Operations Manual, Operations Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, and Company Policies and Procedures.
Update flight and duty records, determine eligibility for the next flight assignment and ensure any aircraft maintenance discrepancies are reported to the Captain and reported in accordance with operating policy and procedure

Participate proactively in safety and quality systems by identifying, reporting and mitigating hazards and quality issues
Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned by the pilot-in-command


High school diploma or GED
ATP Multi Required
Digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight
2,500 hours total time, 750 hours PIC, 500 hours multi-engine land, 500 hours Part 135 PIC.
Ability to work in confined spaces and to manipulate, push, pull, and lift heavy objects in excess of 150 lbs
Ability to climb onto and off of an airplane wing as part of the preflight, post flight, or during an over wing emergency exit
Ability to execute flights of up to 4.5 hours up to a total flight time of 10 hours per day during a 14 hour duty period

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What you can expect:

SIC Base Pay – $125,000.00 Depending on Experience

Flight crews can expect to average 30 flight hours a month.

Flight Crews average 15 flying days a month and 8 to 12 nights away from base as the schedule allows. The pilots schedule is bid 14 days in advanced and built on a mixture of Days ON and Days OFF that will generate 10 days off a. Days that are listed as “On” flight crews will be available to work for Advanced Air. Days that do not have assigned flying will have a set On Call period to them.

On Call periods will require flight crew to be within approximate two hours of the airport and in a fit to fly state.

Days OFF, the pilot will not be expected to be available for Advanced Air.

Why you should work with us:

We can tell you all about how great we are, but you probably want to know what is in it for you, so we have compiled a list of our standout benefits:

Paid time off
Day Off Pay at 200%; $200.00 to $800.00 per day off depending on Airframe qualification
Hourly Bonus for Flight hours over 65 in a month
$2.45 Per Diem pay for all hours associated with Flight Duty
Current pilot schedule is built off a Priority Bid System allowing for maximum meaningful days off
Easy to use Flight/Travel Benefits; current contracts include Delta, Alaska, and Southwest
KCM for your personal domestic travel
Retention of all hotel points and airline miles while on business travel
401k plan with dollar for dollar employer match up to 4%
100% Company Paid Health Insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision and $15,000 in life insurance

Requirements to Apply

Required Pilots License

License Type: Airline Transport Pilot

Ratings: Airplane Multi Engine Land

Medical Certificate Required

Class: First Class

Education Requirement

Minimum Education: No Degree Required

Other Requirements

Passport Required: Yes

FCC Radio Operator Permit Required: No

Required Flight Hours

Total Flight Time: 2500 Instrument: 75
Pilot in Command: 750 Cross Country: 500
Multi Engine: 500 Night: 50
Turbine Engine: -- Time in last 3 months: --
Turbine PIC: -- Time in last year: --
Time towards 121.436(a)(3): -- Additional Experience: 500 Part 135

Other Requirements

  • This position requires a DOT pre-employment drug test.