13 June 2024

AAR | Pilot



Title: Pilot RW MP

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 15825


AAR is an independent provider of aviation services to commercial and government customers in over 100 countries. Founded in 1951 and based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR’s aftermarket expertise and award-winning businesses including Parts Supply, Repair & Engineering, Integrated Solutions, and Expeditionary Services can be combined or leveraged separately to help customers increase efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining high levels of quality, service, and safety. We are a trusted partner to airlines, militaries, and OEMs, delivering competitiveness so they can focus on transporting passengers, cargo, and parts around the world. Focused on Doing It Right®, AAR is the place of choice to build an inspiring career.

The Worldwide Aviation Support Services (WASS) program, an AAR business, headquartered in Rockledge, FL, provides global, world-class expeditionary and conventional aviation solutions to the US Department of State Air Wing.


This position is based at the US Embassy in Iraq, where AAR CORP’s Worldwide Aviation Support Services operates as the prime contractor for the Department of State Airwing.

Employs flight test methodologies to conduct test flights in accordance with the Maintenance Test Flight Checklist, assessing aircraft performance and handling to evaluate airworthiness after maintenance or modifications.


+ Conduct test flights and demonstrate aircraft proficiency upon completion of maintenance or modifications.

+ Perform duties as a Line Pilot in Command.

+ Analyze meteorological data for filing a flight plan for the required navigational course of a mission or sortie.

+ File flight plans for all flights using approved navigational processes.

+ Calculate weight and balance logs for the aircraft being flown.

+ Initiate and complete all flight or maintenance forms to document maintenance test flight completion and note any discrepancies.

+ Collaborate with mechanics and technicians to communicate, troubleshoot, and advise.

+ Assess the airworthiness of aircraft according to relevant publications and procedures before releasing them for flight.

+ Perform recovery flights and ferry aircraft to additional sites as required.

+ Troubleshoot aircraft on the ground and during flight, making necessary write-ups or giving verbal instructions to correct deficiencies.

+ Conduct aircraft run-ups as required for maintenance actions.

+ Be capable of performing Aircraft Technical Inspection (TI) as an additional duty.

+ Plan and conduct detailed aircraft technical inspections.

+ Provide technical guidance on aircraft and subsystem maintenance techniques and safety procedures.

+ Perform travel as required

+ Perform other duties as assigned..



+ High school diploma or GED.

+ FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman’s Certificate Rotorcraft Helicopter.

+ FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

+ Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.

+ Documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.


+ 1500 total rotary wing flight hours including 500 hours of turbine engine time.

+ Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and 300 hours of NVG experience.

+ 50 hours maintenance pilot time/ functional check pilot time.

+ Qualified in the UH-60 A/L/M, MH-60 series, SH-60 series, or HH-60 Series.

+ Conversant in English.


+ Prior US Military MP/FPC pilot.

AAR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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