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Location
UK-England-Durham
Date Posted
18 May 2017
As a part of Cobham Aviation Services we have five vacancies for Falcon 20 Captains to be located at either of our operating bases at Bournemouth and Durham Tees Valley. 
 
As a Captain for the Falcon 20 aircraft, you will be supporting our Air Defence Training contract with the UK MOD as well as NATO, in addition to a contract to deliver operational readiness training to the Royal Saudi Air Force. Although primarily based at either Bournemouth or Durham Tees Valley, support to all these contracts is likely to entail overseas detachments within the UK, Europe, the Middle & Far East for up to 6 weeks at a time.

As a Falcon 20 Probationary Captain your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Fast Jet experience a must
  • ATPL or Frozen ATPL with a pass in the appropriate Performance examination in the appropriate aircraft category
  • Minimum experience level of 1500 hours total. 500 multi crew hours and the successful completion of the Command Course will be required in order to achieve promotion to substantive Captain.
  • A commitment to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance
  • Preferred candidates will be suitably experienced in Special Mission operations or Warfare Training. Former military flying experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to work well within a small team environment

As a Falcon 20 Probationary Captain your main responsibilities will involve:

  • The safe and effective operation of the aircraft in a Warfare Training role
  • Maintaining operating standards which meet or exceed Authority and Company requirements
  • Compliance with Company Operations Manuals and SOPs
  • Maintaining familiarity with relevant legislation
  • Becoming conversant with modern warfare capabilities
  • Undertake other tasks and duties as directed 
What we will be looking for in you:
 
To be successful in this role you should be a confident and competent pilot with the ability to work effectively as part of a small team. This business is evolving rapidly so you will also need to be self-motivated, proactive and extremely flexible to ever changing priorities. In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package plenty of opportunities for development and career progression.
 
About Cobham Aviation Services
 
Cobham Special Mission, which is part of Cobham Aviation Services, provides customers with integrated services for airborne special mission operations. Its capabilities include aerial surveillance, operational readiness training, aircraft modification and integration, search and rescue, and environment surveillance and response.
 
Cobham Special Mission uses highly customised aircraft to conduct border protection and surveillance operations in Australia and the UK, as well as providing operational readiness training through electronic warfare training for the UK Ministry of Defence. It’s also a leading supplier of flight inspection services.
 
About Cobham plc
Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
 
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Job ID
00M76
Job Category
Flight Operations
Primary Location
UK-England-Durham
Organization
Cobham Aviation Services
Schedule
Full-time
Recruiter
John Kirtley
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