Textron 2019 Intern - Flight Instructor in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Intern - Flight Instructor


Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Textron Aviation is made up of several business units, this opportunity is located within the Piston Business Unit.

This position is based in Wichita, KS at the Textron Aviation Employees’ Flying Club (TAEFC). Initially the intern will receive an introduction to the policies and procedures of the TAEFC. They will then perform various tasks associated with a flight school such as teach private pilot Ground School, help with processing of flight school and membership paperwork, and provide flight instruction to members and discovery flights for prospective Club members. Depending on many factors the intern can expect to give about 100 hours of flight instruction over the summer. The intern will also be given opportunities to job shadow in other departments at Textron Aviation.


  • Teaches weekly Private Pilot Groundschool sessions.

  • Processes member paperwork relating to the club and flight training process.

  • Provides flight training to interns and other members.

  • Answers phones and responds to members questions.

  • Schedules and Performs discovery flights for prospective Club members.

  • Performs tasks related to the operation of a professional flight training operation.



Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with sophomore status or higher with a 3.0 GPA

Position Requirements:

  • A passion for Flight Instruction

  • CFI and CFII

  • 2ndClass Medical and 1stClass Preferred

  • 200 hours PIC

  • 50 hours dual given preferred

  • 25 night preferred

  • 25 hours IMC preferred

  • 50 hours PIC in previous 12 months

  • Outstanding Single pilot Resource Management skills

  • G1000 experience/proficiency

  • Multi Engine preferred

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of business and management principles, ability to coach others

  • Leadership potential

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Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265823