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Delaware Resource Group

Government / Defence / Aerospace

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Instructor Pilot - F-35 Lightning II




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
1000 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Must have a minimum of 1,000 hours experience in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft as a pilot (F-22, F-18, F-16, F-15, A-10)
  • Must have experience as a Military Instructor Pilot (IP) and multi-ship flight lead in tactical fighter aircraft
Preferred time
  • Experience with F-35 program highly desired
  • Experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum
  • F-35 system knowledge
  • F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience
  • Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program
  • Prior experience in delivering Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training in fourth and/or fifth generation tactical fighter aircraft
  • Experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest weapons inventory
  • Graduate of formal military Academic Instructor Course (AIC)
  • Formal Training Unit (FTU) or Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Instructor Pilot experience
  • U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) Graduate
  • Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) Graduate
  • Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC)
  • Standardization/Evaluation Flight Examiner (SEFE); NATOPS Evaluator experience
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified

Additional requirements

  • Must have an active secret clearance with a completed investigation within the last 6 years
  • Must be able to attain and maintain F-35 Special Access Program (SAP) access
  • Candidates must have a final/transferable DoD Secret security clearance (Must be a US citizen)
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or equivalent experience/combined education, with 12 years or more of professional experience; or 10 years of professional experience with a related master’s degree
  • Must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule
  • Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements
  • Strong, proven verbal communication skills
  • Proven successful experience with instructional products and services, evaluating pilot training and leading pilot students
  • Basic MS Office suite skills
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Equal opportunity employer

Delaware Resource Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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