Textron 2019 Intern - Flight Operations in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Intern - Flight Operations


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 brandsbring 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 havingthe Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time .Are you ready to elevate your career?

Position Summary:

Assist with flight operations including, scheduling and dispatching for Flight Operations aircraft and pilots.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Determine availability of aircraft and flight crew; examine feasibility of trip based on flight time, crew duty time, and other salient factors. Input specific trip data into scheduling software.

  • Interface with flight crews, sales managers, and sales support teams to organize details of flight requests, and then communicate with maintenance, facilities and line service personnel to ensure aircraft are adequately prepared for requested trips.

  • Monitor all hourly and calendar maintenance requirements, and manage aircraft schedule to ensure required maintenance and inspections are completed in a timely manner with minimum impact to the flying schedule.

  • Manage aircraft schedule for special requirements such as air shows, photo missions, and international demonstration tours.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Aviation Management or related discipline.

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Candidate must be able to work in an autonomous self-directed environment

  • Candidate must possess strong communication skills to achieve relationships with internal and external customers

  • Candidate must demonstrate exceptional organizational skills

This position is Wichita, KS based with some overnight and extended travel required, which may include international operations.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Flight Operations

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265934