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Fixed Wing Unmanned Aircraft (UAV) Pilot

An Upcoming KSA Company Specializing in Advanced Defense Techniques

Posted on October 29, 2019

5 - 6 years Qatar - Saudi Arabia

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Aviation). Any Nationality

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• Bachelor / Diploma Degree in Aviation Engineering
• Minimum 5 years experience in the same capacity
Task Description:
• Fixed Wing Unmanned Aircraft Pilot either operates the aircraft remotely via datalink from a ground station, or generates and monitors a fully autonomous flight loaded to the autopilot of the system.
• Has full authority and responsibility during the flight in terms of flight safety,
• Generates a flight according to Operator Manual in accordance with the mission order.
• Evaluates the weather conditions, permissions and related regulations for a safe flight operation
• Conducts the safe flight operation and uses the proper checklist for the flight
• Continuously monitors the system status and takes necessary actions according to the operator manual
• Participates the briefings and inform the crew about necessary information
• Consults and leads in developing checklists and procedures with the other necessary participants related to flight operations
• Notifies the management in the event of any change during the activities.
• Performs related communications defined in the operator manual checklist
• Fills the flight log and record discrepancies during flight
• Informs the technical support team in the event of any failure
• Gives necessary information to mission commander and assists the mission commander for proper decisions in terms of flight safety
• Gives recommendations to enhance the system performance
• Deliver UAV Pilot Training to trainees and conduct their evaluations (Instructor-rated Pilots only)
• Acts as the commander over the Crew when there is no Mission Commander.
• Receives the flight / mission area and mission time from the customer and plans the preflight, takeoff, flight, and landing timetable
• Receives the relevant weather reports and generates a safe flight plan accordingly.
• Receives the dangerous zones, forbidden areas and NOTAMs from the relevant authorities for avoidance.
• Calculates the fuel necessary with safe reserve.
• Performs and leads the flight briefing with the rest of the crew,
• Does the last inspections with the technicians and performs preflight checks before the flight,
• Loads mission and emergency plans before takeoff,
• Directs the UAV safely during the whole flight,
• Continuously follows the ongoing fldight, checks the program modes and autopilot working properly, takes controls or performs relevant regular or emergency procedures on time when necessary,
• Responsible to know and use properly all the GCS equipment, hardware and software.
• Maintains full coordination with the rest of the crew.
• Follows the proper logging and reporting of the incidents, irregularities, malfunctions, and other necessary information to be archived for future needs.
For manpower pooling. Beware of Illegal Recruiters and human traffickers.

Airlines / Aviation


Fixed Wing Unmanned Aircraft (UAV) Pilot


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