MAINTENANCE TEST PILOTS AH-64D
Performs flights and demonstrates proficiency during
standardization flights on aircraft. Performs mathematical
calculations required for weight and balance, performance
data for take off, cruise, and landing configurations of
aircraft in which the individuals are qualified.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Performs pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight procedures
in accordance with Company, Army or Air Force directives
depending on assignment.
2. Performs operational ground checks, taxi checks, hover
checks on rotary wing aircraft; functional check flights,
general and limited maintenance test flights, confirmation
check flights of aircraft and aircraft systems undergoing
maintenance and determines, in accordance with Army or
Air Force technical publications and Company procedures,
the airworthiness of an aircraft prior to its release for
3. Performs troubleshooting procedures of an aircraft on
the ground and in flight, and makes appropriate (verbal or
written log entry) recommendations to assist ground
personnel in correcting deficiencies.
4. Performs recovery and ferry flights.
5. Instructs maintenance personnel for aircraft ground run-
up and taxi operations to prepare employees for
6. Keeps abreast of, and complies with FAA and local
flying regulations and safety procedures as applicable for
7. Maintains proficiency in basic flight maneuvers,
appropriate aircraft emergency procedures and instrument
flying consistent with Army or Air Force technical
publications and Company requirements.
8. Briefs and demonstrates operational and emergency
procedures to flight crew and noncrew members.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. When not actually engaged in the physical operation of
the aircraft, must be willing to be engaged in study,
preparation and personal development to further physical
and mental skills required to operate aircraft.
2. Operates motor vehicles in performance of assigned
3. Completes records as required by TAMMS-A necessary
to record aircraft and/or engine performance data.
Completes maintenance documentation accurately using
Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) and required
forms, and must show proficiency in IMDS within 90 days
when assigned to the Air Force Project.
4. Required to participate in instrument flight simulator
1. Must demonstrate successfully the ability to start, run-
up, fly, navigate and land aircraft that the individual is
qualified to operate.
2. Must hold a valid and current FAA Commercial Pilot
certificate with rotorcraft and instrument ratings in the
aircraft class (fixed, rotary or both) for which a position is
3. Must hold a valid FAA Instrument rating in the
designated aircraft class for which job is offered.
4. Must have recorded (and proof presented) a minimum
of 1,000 hours as pilot in command in the specific aircraft
class for which a position is offered. Fifty percent of
minimum flight time of pilot in command can be in
commercial aircraft similar to or already in the Army or Air
Force's inventory when position is offered.
1. High school diploma or equivalent General Educational
Development (GED) certificate.
2. AMOC II (MTPC) graduation is a requisite for this job
classification. Pilots flying OH-58D, CH-47, AH-64 or UH-
60 aircraft must be a Phase II graduate in that particular
aircraft before assuming Maintenance Test Pilot duties in
1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of
measure, using whole integers, common and decimal
2. Ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages, and
interpolations necessary for aircraft and engine
1. Must hold a valid and current FAA or military Class II
Medical Certificate as prescribed by the Government. Must
undergo initially and annually thereafter, flight physical(s)
prior to piloting an U. S. Army or Air Force aircraft.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT OUR WEBSITE,
WWW.ARMYFLEETSUPPORT.COM, BY CLICKING ON
THE CAREERS TAB THERE. Job #047127
902 Quartermaster Road,
Fort Rucker, AL 36362-0309