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Transported passengers and cargo to a variety of destinations in most unfavorable terrain such as mountains, forests, deserts. Functioned as a pilot-in-command for an air transport agency, cargo, aerial supervision, and lead plane operations. Advised Regional Aviation Operations Manager/ Supervisory Pilot on technical matters.

  • Resolved complex organizational problems by creating organization-wide SOPs and safety policies.
  • Served as subject matter expert for all technical problems providing definitive technical guidance to contractors.
  • Performed routine systems inspection on single, twin-engine and multi-engine aircraft to confirm that aircraft is ready for flight operations according to prescribed preflight checks.

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Operated advanced multi-engine military airplane on tactical and non-tactical assigned missions using precision instrument flight techniques. Completed several military missions serving as Supervisor of Flying (SOF) representing Air Commander.

  • Prepared for flight including securing current and forecast weather information to determine conditions along the proposed route of flight and at the destination.
  • Determined routing, intermediate stops, alternate destination, fuel requirements, estimated flying time while filing the airplane flight plan through the study of maps and charts.
  • Ensured passengers and crew members are briefed on the nature and purpose of the flight and the procedures to be followed in an emergency.
  • Effectively communicates with ground units monitoring the performance of the airplane and progress of the flight.

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Performed pre-flight weather briefings, weight and balance calculations, flight planning, and fuel ordering. Ensured fuel supply is adequate, weather conditions are acceptable, and submit flight plans to air traffic control utilizing Aeronautical Decision Making for risk assessment and stress management and complying with the company’s SOPs and FAA regulations.

  • Monitored flight instruments and handled radio communications.
  • Navigated the aircraft by using cockpit instruments and visual references.
  • Operated and controlled aircraft along planned routes and during takeoffs and landings.
  • Administered safety, passenger comfort, and aircraft operating costs while troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Provided guidance to the First Officer on preparation and operation of aircraft.

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Piloted flights with a combined total of 2K hours including 300 nighttime hours. Cultivated collaborative environment with co-pilots, flight staff, and flight control representatives to ensure maximum safety and efficiency for every flight.

  • Conducted thorough preflight checks on all equipment and navigation controls.
  • Maintained communications with air traffic controllers to ensure up-to-date awareness of any delays or complications.
  • Coordinated with flight staff on a daily basis.
  • Greeted and interacted with flight guests before, during, and after every flight to provide exceptional customer service.

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Maintained 95% on-time success rate for all flights managed over 3-year timeframe. Utilized cross-functional communications and critical thinking skills.

  • Drafted and revised flight schedules based on path designations, route adjustments, weather, and other variable factors.
  • Collaborated with air traffic controllers and airport leaders to plan for and adjust to delays or changes in a timely fashion.
  • Worked closely with flight staff and co-pilots to ensure streamlined onboarding, mid-flight, and unloading procedures during each flight.

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