Looking for an experienced Freelance Pilot to provide complete coverage of stories for all of the locations which we serve.
Operate chopper to ensure overall safety and successful completion of each flight.
Conduct pre-flight check of aircraft prior to each flight.
Determine fuel needs and weight balance of aircraft.
Check weather conditions before each flight.
Ensure compliance of FAA regulations with respect to maintenance of aircraft.
Maintain flight logs and training records in accordance with FAA regulations.
Ensure compliance with operating procedures designed to maximize safety and efficiency of Chopper 12 operations
Assist the on-board photographer in coordinating newsroom personnel andphotographers to obtain compelling news video.
Assist in the training of temporary pilots.
Coordinate maintenance of aircraft.
Participate/contribute content across all platforms
Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
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Two years of experience in the aviation industry
1000 flight hours (500 which has to be as Pilot In Command (PIC), 200 which has to be in the specific aircraft being flown, i.e. AS350BA)
Commercial pilot’s license
National Broadcast Pilots Association
Knowledge of Airframe and Powerplant systems
Knowledge of weather and air-space
Knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, specifically Part 91 – GeneralOperating Rules
Proficiency in emergency procedures relating to mechanical failure
FAA Class II physical
Certified flight instructor (CFI) is preferred. ... Continue Reading
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