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Chief Pilot

Chief Pilot Job Description

Our chief pilots play a key role in the success of our company. This Leadership position enables you to provide experience and oversight to flight instructors while continuing to teach students in-flight. Chief pilots are responsible for initial and continuing education of our instructor staff, as well as program management for our students to ensure that they are progressing effectively and efficiently.


  • Oversees continuing education of Flight Instructors
  • Ensures student programs are properly run and makes recommendations for the continuous improvement of American Flyers training
  • Reviews individual student’s progress with Flight and Ground Instructors to guarantee each student is receiving the quality education we promise
  • Evaluate flight instructor development and Student progress through flight and simulator instruction
  • Oversee the launch and close of each day’s training initiatives


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership with the ability to develop both Instructors and Students
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Passion for instructing, teaching and helping people reach their aviation goals
  • Flexibility and availability to our students
  • Resume outlining work history (experience teaching in the general aviation environment within the previous 12 months preferred)
  • Authorized to work in the United States (we do not sponsor work visas at this time)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Signing Bonus if applicable
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Group Medical Insurance Program
  • 401K with company contributions & Life Insurance Program
  • Internal team support with student enrollment, scheduling and customer service so you can focus on what you do best
  • Investment in our chief pilots through continuing education programs
  • Opportunities for advancement within the organization