01 February 2024

Ameriflight | BE300/1900 Instructor

Houston - TX, United States
Air Transport Flight Instructor SA227/SF340
Department: Flight
Location: Houston, TX

Ameriflight, LLC, is the nation’s largest Part 135 Cargo airline and the unparalleled leader in scalable, outsourced aviation services to the regional express airfreight market. Our diversified portfolio of offerings allow major cargo integrators, manufacturers, aircraft operators and freight forwarders to adapt to the ever-changing demands and speed of a modern air cargo supply chain.

We operate over 150 dedicated cargo aircraft, including the Saab 340B, Embraer 120, Fairchild SA227, Beechcraft 1900, and Beechcraft 99 from bases across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

About the position:

Air Transport Flight Instructors report to the Director of Training or their respective Program Manager. Their primary function is to train and mentor the pilot candidates assigned to them. Duties are divided between training in classroom, FTD, and simulator settings and assisting in developing syllabus and training courseware as directed by the Program Manager to which they’re assigned.

There are opportunities to become a company Check Airman, advance within Flight Department Management, or transition to the line. At the direction of the Program Manager or Director of Training:

  • Conduct ground, simulator and flight training for new hire, transition, and upgrade pilots.
  • Collaborate and assist in syllabus, lesson plan and courseware development
  • Help develop and grow a fun, challenging & engaging training department that fosters individual growth and promotes group progress amongst our trainees and our colleagues
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • FAR 135 IFR Captain minimums with a minimum of 1500 TT are preferred but Instructors with less experience selected to this position may be considered for a ground / simulator position.
  • Commercial Pilot License multi-engine land with instrument rating, high performance and complex endorsements
  • Certificated Flight Instructor Airplane, CFII and MEI certifications are required with recent instrument and multi-engine flight training preferred.
  • Turbo-prop experience preferred, but not required
  • First Class or Second Class Medical
  • Must meet airport badging requirements, including a TSA Security background check
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and meet all company insurance criteria
  • Current Passport
  • English Proficient
  • Willing to travel
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and travel unrestricted in and out of the U.S.


  • Ameriflight is a proud partner of United Airlines Aviate Pilot Program and the UPS Flightpath Pathway Program
  • Jumpseat, KCM, career path and other flight crew once FAR135 and Ameriflight Line Pilot qualified
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Company provided Life Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation

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