Website Skyborne Aviation
Part Time UPRT Flight Instructor
- Bamfurlong Ln, Cheltenham GL51, UK
Skyborne’s vision is to be the most respected and trusted commercial pilot training academy in the industry, delivering airline-ready pilots, and to achieve this we are radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, from our unique educational approach, to our world-class facilities. We are fully committed to developing a dynamic, engaging and welcoming environment for the next generation of airline pilots to hone their skills.
Based in Gloucestershire in the UK, and a Fair-Weather base in Castellon, Spain, we have excellent facilities and the right balance between training and self-motivated learning. Our Progressive Continuous Learning method focuses on ensuring Cadets are always developing their talents and absorbing new skills from our vastly experienced instructors. Both bases opened in 2019 and have been developed to the highest standard. We have invested in the most advanced training devices and equipment, including the Diamond DA40 and DA42 fleet. Our UPRT training aircraft is the Slingsby Firefly T67.
We are looking for exceptional, part time UPRT Flight Instructors to join our highly skilled and professional team at our new training facility in Gloucester. We are looking for 5 consecutive days per month to be covered and these are
Responsibilities in the role would include conducting training in accordance with the approved syllabus, and in compliance with the Academy published schedule/programme. You would be expected to comply with all rules and procedures detailed in the Academy Operations Manual and to uphold flight safety in every aspect of training, including monitoring the maintenance condition of the training fleet and reporting any defects to operations.
Responsibilities to the cadets will include ensuring each cadet is appropriately briefed and debriefed following training, and monitoring every assigned cadet’s progress through their training programme. Any training performance problems should be reported to the Head of Training or designated representative. Skyborne has developed high standards of training and performance and it is the responsibility of the instructor to ensure these standards are promoted and maintained at all times.
Whilst Skyborne will cover revalidation and medical renewal expenses, all FI’s need to take personal responsibility for monitoring their own license and rating validity and making sure that their personal log book is up-to-date and accurate. Personal responsibility for retention of a valid Class 1 medical is essential.
- FI(A) Rating (Unrestricted)
- Aerobatics rating with extensive aerobatics experience
- QFI experience preferable
- Current EASA Commercial Pilot License, including current Class 1 medical
- ICAO level 5, preferred ICAO level 6
In return, we offer a very competitive benefits package which includes:
- Competitive salary/rate
- Pension scheme
- Health Insurance
- Loss of license insurance
- Death in service benefit
If you have the aspiration and enthusiasm to be part of our team please apply online.