Textron 2019 Pilot Development Program - Flight Operations in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Pilot Development Program - 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?

Job Summary:

The Textron Aviation Pilot Development Program is designed to prepare pilots for entry into other Flight Departments at Textron Aviation such as Demonstration, Production Flight Test and Pro-Ownership by providingentry level pilots with growth opportunities through on-the-job and formal training, real world assignments that bring real value to the business, work experience in various functional areas of the organization. The result is developing piloting and customer experience skills while gaining a strong company foundation.

Piloting skills are developed through numerous flight opportunities which may include acting as a flight and ground instructor for customers transitioning to G1000 and G2000 flight decks and for customers in the Single Engine Recurrent Training course, exercise flights, flight shadowing, sales demonstration flights and marketing support.Development will continue through various projects such as assistance with revising current courses and development of future courses for avionics and airframe



  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Graduate from an aeronautical university with an aviation science degree is preferred

  • Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0

Required Skills:

· FAA Commercial Multi-Engine Land Certificate with instrument rating required

· Second Class medical or better required

· US Passport or ability to successfully obtain is required

· FAA Flight Instructor Certificate required

· FAA CFII required

· MEI preferred

· 500 flight hours and 200 hours of dual given preferred

· High performance endorsement preferred

· Previous classroom experience as a ground instructor preferred

· Familiarity with digital/glass flight decks preferred

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

EEO Statement

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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: 265935