The Captain will be responsible for all normal flight and flight operations duties, his/her crew and aircraft from report to duty until released. This aircraft will be operated on demand with varying flight and duty schedules. During this period he will act as the Ground Security Coordinator (GSC) and In-Flight Security Coordinator (ISC) of the flight. All operations will be conducted under part 121 of the U.S. FAR’s.
Duties include but are not limited to:
The Captain and the Director of Operations are jointly responsible for the initiation, continuation, diversion, and termination of a flight in compliance with this manual, the operations specifications, and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations;
Have authority to give all commands he deems necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of the aircraft and of persons or property carried therein;
Ensure the safe operation of the aircraft and safety of its occupants and cargo during flight;
Fostering proper Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) in conjunction with operation of the aircraft. The Captain is considered the manager of the aircraft; He will orchestrate all procedures, normal or emergency. The Captain will promote and maintain an atmosphere of professional cockpit and aircraft management, which facilitates the exchange of information critical to safety of flight. The Captain will provide for, and take into consideration input and feedback to/from fellow crewmembers.
Ensure that preflight planning, as outlined in this manual has been completed;
Ensuring that the crew is operating in a safe manner and in accordance with company procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, and KII Operations Specifications.
Ensure that the weather forecast and reports for the proposed operating area and flight duration indicate that the flight may be conducted without infringing Company operating minima;
Ensure that the provisions specified in the operations manual in respect of fuel, oil and oxygen requirements, minimum safe altitudes, aerodrome operating minima and availability of alternate aerodromes, where required, can be complied with for the planned flight;
Satisfy himself/herself that the aircraft is airworthy;
Report safety concerns, irregularities, incidents, and accidents to the Director of Safety, if such has not been accomplished by other crewmembers.
Performs In-Flight Security Coordinator (ISC) and Ground Security Coordinator (GSC) functions as required by the TSA Security Program
The captain is responsible for coordinating maintenance at outstations where company maintenance personnel are not available.
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