Arizona, United States

Advanced Flight Instructor – Upset Recovery Training

Job Description:

The Advanced Flight Instructor will be primarily dedicated to delivering industry-leading upset prevention & recovery training (UPRT) to experienced pilots. You will be key to the Company’s success by ensuring a valuable and safe client experience as one of our cadre of UPRT experts. This high-impact role brings significant responsibility in ensuring safety, maintaining compliance with rigorous standards, and continually expanding UPRT knowledge. You will also be called on to use your industry experience and leadership skills to contribute to business-related activities and outside projects, furthering the Company’s mission.


  • Minimum 1500 hours total flight time
  • Military ‘fighter jet’ time as well as airline and/or corporate aviation experience
  • Extensive all-attitude all-envelope flight experience (500+ flight hours preferred / min. of 100+ flight hours considered)
    • Examples: military flight instructor, tactical or fighter experience, aerobatics (competition or airshow), test pilot school graduate with spin testing experience.
    • Please be specific in your resume concerning the nature (role / aircraft types) and duration (flight hours) of this area of your flight experience.
  • FAA Commercial Single-Engine Land (SEL) Pilot’s License
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor Rating (CFI)
  • Type-rating (or military equivalent)
  • Work authorization in the United States
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and computers in general
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Beneficial / Preferred qualifications of additional interest to this employment (give emphasize to, and details on these in your resume):
    • Two years experience flying multi-engine turboprop and/or turbofan/turbojet is preferred
    • Two years experience as a flight instructor

Daily Execution Excellence:

  • Deliver industry-leading UPRT ground and flight instruction in the high-performance, fully aerobatic Extra 300L (flight profiles include primarily upset recovery and stall/spin training, and associated aerobatic instruction)
  • Stay on schedule and help create an unsurpassed client experience
  • Communicate effectively with operations team
  • As needed: manage schedule coordination, Company staff pilot training, aircraft maintenance monitoring, and flight program development.

Who you are:

  • Appreciate being home each night with minimal out of town/state travel
  • Appreciate a known and fixed schedule week to week, month to month, year to year
  • Passionate about flight instruction
  • Enjoy a team/family work environment with a strong dedication to the company mission and values
  • Invigorated by the opportunity to make a difference in air safety
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with an ownership mentality
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with evolving requirements
    • Able to fly up to four flights per day several days each week
    • Physical requirements (225 lbs. max weight, 6′ 6″ max height) due to aircraft limitations
  • Teachable, always learning and constantly improving
  • Able to thrive in both individual and team environments and enjoy autonomy
  • Excited by long-term career and growth opportunities
  • Able to work full time during normal business hours

  • Location: Arizona, United States
  • Categories: Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Marc Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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