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Ground/Simulator Instructor

Date: Jun 23, 2019

Location: Farnborough, UKM, GB, GU14 6XA

Company: FlightSafety International


Ground/Simulator Instructor - Excel


We are excited to offer this opportunity to join our professional team of Instructors at our purpose built offices in Farnborough, Hampshire. We pride ourselves on our professional reputation for excellent flight safety training within the general aviation industry and invite you to join us.

We have non-flying full-time (only) permanent positions available with an excellent and comprehensive training programme and ongoing practical support. We provide a competitive salary, a professional and friendly working environment with many additional benefits. These roles may be of particular interest to pilots from within Europe who no longer hold a valid medical or who have recently retired from airline operations yet still have a passion for aviation.


The Ground & Simulator Instructor is responsible for the accomplishment of pilot ground school training and ground-based simulator training conducted for Customers receiving Initial, Recurrent or generic training courses and measures the training progress of Customer(s), objectively and subjectively, within the established curriculum. We have a comprehensive training programme for the core role of Instructor with additional variations for different programmes.


Experience & Certifications required:

To join the FlightSafety Farnborough team as a pilot instructor to provide ground and simulator training you must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold or have held JAA / EASA licences
  • Have at least 1,500 hours as a pilot of multi-pilot aircraft. Note:  Currency in ratings is not required.


It is also helpful, but not essential, for you to have;

  • previous instructional experience
  • G650, G550, HS125, B200, C680, C560, C500, C525, C510 ratings or similar


Occasional travel may be required, such as 1-2 weeks’ training in the US.


We do not require a current medical certificate for these roles.


We have only full time permanent positions available - please do not apply via this route if you are looking for part-time, freelance or contract work.


Skills & Abilities required:

We require;

  • excellent fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications, i.e. the ability to speak, understand, read and write.
  • excellent listening skills


Additional benefits we provide include a retirement pension, health insurance, generous leave entitlement, full uniform, subsidized restaurant and free parking. There are also many opportunities for progression within the company, both in the UK and internationally.


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