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ISR Pilot - Dash 8 Q-Series

Government / Defence / Aerospace United States

De Havilland

Dash 8 Q-Series

Employment -  Permanent


Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security clearance at the Secret level (U.S. citizenship required)

Job details

Dynamic Aviation

Dynamic Aviation
  • Government / Defence / Aerospace

United States | N. America

ISR Pilot - Dash 8 Q-Series

  • Non-Rated

De Havilland

Dash 8 Q-Series

Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

Total time1200 hours
PIC time1000 hours
Multi-engine300 hours
Type ratingNot required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • 300 hours PIC in multiengine turbo-prop aircraft
LicenseCPL, IR, ME
Lic. AuthorityFAA
MedicalClass 2
ICAO English level4
Covid-19 vaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • Air Transport Pilot or Current FAA Commercial Pilot License with Instrument and Multi Engine ratings
  • High Performance and High Altitude Endorsements
  • First or Second Class Medical and Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit
  • Ability to travel away from home location for approximately 65 days on a rotational basis based on customer needs (longer if needed)
  • DOD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of computer operating systems and other relevant field technology
  • Ability to work as a team member


  • Dash 8 type rating preferred
  • Previous sensor operating experience preferred
  • Some college preferred

Base location

  • United States | N. America
  • CHO - Charlottesville VA

Job description

The ISR Pilot for Dash-8 role exists to provide pilot services for tactical ISR aircraft in austere OCONUS locations.

Job Responsibilities:

- Pilot the Dash-8 in company operations related to:

- Functional check flights

- OCONUS ISR flight activities

- Other flight responsibilities as assigned

- Perform precise aerial survey flying in all types of weather and terrain driven by diverse sensor requirements

- Know and comply with Federal Aviation Regulations, applicable Army Regulations (AR 95-1), and company standards

- Represent Dynamic Aviation by presenting a confident, professional pilot image to customers and the general public

- Provide daily communications while on assignment with customers

- Perform Mission Briefing Officer duties as assigned

- May be required to cover TOC duties on non-flying days to support mission aircraft operations.

- Selected candidates will be required to operate ELINT, E/O IR, and/or other airborne sensors and communications equipment (training will be provided)

- Other duties as assigned

At Dynamic Aviation, we solve unique challenges for our customers with innovative aviation solutions. Our focus is on operations that serve, protect, and enhance the lives of families and communities worldwide. Whether modifying aircraft to help protect our service members overseas, performing geographical mapping for scientific research, or working to suppress large wild fires on the West Coast, we serve with integrity and excellence.

Since our beginning in 1967, Dynamic Aviation continues a legacy of building strong relationships among our coworkers, community and customers. Guided by our values, our talented team of more than 700 aviation professionals provide the foundation of our success. At Dynamic Aviation, everyone has the opportunity to make an impact and enrich the lives of others.

You will grow both personally and professionally being a part of our team. We enjoy helping our employees achieve their potential and support them every step of the way.

It is the policy of Dynamic Aviation to prohibit and eliminate discrimination on grounds of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is also Dynamic Aviation's policy to provide equal employment for all and comply with any affirmative action obligations pursuant to the Federal Executive Orders, 11246 and 11375, as amended.

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Base location

  • United States | N. America
  • CHO - Charlottesville VA

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