Airtask BAe146/RJ Rated Captains

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Airtask BAe146/RJ Rated Captains

Airtask are seeking applications for the position of Atmospheric Research Aircraft Captain to be based at Cranfield in the UK. Applicants must be rated. Info from Airtask careers page.


Airtask Group operate the BAe 146-301 Atmospheric Research Aircraft (ARA) on behalf of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) and are currently recruiting a Captain for this absorbing and complex operation.

The position is based at Cranfield, Bedfordshire, with detachments worldwide pursuing a programme of varied meteorological and fundamental atmospheric research using one of the most capable such platforms in the world.


It is essential that prospective candidates have the following qualifications and experience:

  •   Right to work in the UK
  •   UK Part FCL ATPL with current BAe 146/RJ Type Rating
  •   Minimum of 3500 hours TT
  •   Military Low-level training and experience to an operational level  Formation experience
  •   Commercial experience
  •    Desire and ability to work with science customers in order to facilitate research campaigns

    The following are highly desirable though not essential:

    ●  Test / Trials background

    ●  TRE Qualification

    Candidates should possess excellent inter-personal skills and be team orientated with a strong work ethic.

    Please refer to our Company website for further information and to view our Job Applicant Privacy Notice

    If you meet the above criteria and are interested in undertaking a new challenge, please submit your CV and covering letter, ensuring you include current salary details to:

    Mrs D O’Neill – Head of HR

    Airtask Group Regus House Fairbourne Drive Atterbury

    Milton Keynes, MK10 9RG

    Email: [email protected]

    Closing date for applications: 31st January 2023

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