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Advanced Air LLC

Type of Employer: Employer

Position Details

Position: Captain
- King Air 350

Type of Operation: Regional

Location: Hawthorne, CA, USA

Location Terms:

Compensation: $70,000 to 90,000 Annual Salary

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The King Air 350 Pilot in Command (PIC) 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 Essential Air Service communities and on-demand charter operations. The Pilot in Command (PIC) 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 have all of the required flight minimums and certifications and live within two hours of your base airport. You are also willing to make a one-year commitment to Advanced Air, LLC, with the option to upgrade into other aircrafts, as long as total flight time meets FAA requirements along with satisfactory evaluations from PIC’s.

What you will do: 

Retains the final authority for the safe operation of the aircraft (FAR 91.3)
Maintains responsibility for the security of the aircraft during its operation
Ensures that the assigned aircraft is airworthy by completing a preflight inspection per the AFM and verifying that all required documents are on board the aircraft
Review all flight briefs regarding the purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures, notes and any special instructions plans and flight assignments
Must 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 and in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures
Participate proactively in safety and quality systems by identifying, reporting and mitigating hazards and quality issues; providing timely input to management and applying systems processes to address quality and safety issues
Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned by the leadership team

What we are looking for: 

High school diploma or GED.
CFI, CFII, MEI Certificates, Preferred but not required
Digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight
1500 hours total time, 500 PIC, 100 hours multi-engine fixed wing or 200 Turbine PIC time, Airline Transport Pilot (ATP Minimums); 500 hours cross-country flight time; 100 hours night time, 75 hours instrumental flight time of which 50 were in actual flight
High-level working knowledge of FAR Part 91, 61 and AIM Part Section 4 and 5.
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: 

PIC Base Pay $70,000 to $90,000.00

Pilot Year 1 Average Gross Compensation $87,500.00

Pilot Year 2 Average Gross Compensation $106,000.00

Pilot Year 3 Average Gross Compensation $120,000.00

Pilot Year 4 Average Gross Compensation $142,000.00

Flight crews can expect to average 65 flight hours a month.

Flight Crews average 15 flying days a month and 8 to 12 nights away from base as the schedule allows. Pilots bid days off based on seniority 14 days in advance, which will generate a schedule of 6 meaningful hard days off a month. There are 13 schedule periods in a calendar year. 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 training
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: Commercial with ATP CTP

Ratings: Airplane Multi Engine LandInstrument Airplane

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: 1500 Instrument: 75
Pilot in Command: 500 Cross Country: 500
Multi Engine: 100 Night: 100
Turbine Engine: -- Time in last 3 months: --
Turbine PIC: -- Time in last year: --
Time towards 121.436(a)(3): -- Additional Experience: --

Other Requirements

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