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Life As an Air Crew Member

Air Crew Member Job Description Perform in-flight duties to ensure the successful completion of combat, reconnaissance, transport, and search and rescue missions. Duties include operating aircraft communications and detection equipment, including establishing satellite linkages and jamming enemy communications capabilities; conducting pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight inspections of onboard equipment; operating and maintaining aircraft weapons and defensive systems; operating and maintaining aircraft in-flight refueling systems; executing aircraft safety and emergency procedures; computing and verifying passenger, cargo, fuel, and emergency and special equipment weight and balance data; and conducting cargo and personnel drops.

Types of Air Crew Member Jobs

  • Naval Aircrewman (Special Assignment)
  • Flight Engineer, Performance Qualified
  • Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist
  • Aviation Warfare Systems Operator (Helicopter)
  • Communications Operator


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