Base Pilot (Rotary)

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Flight Crew

Full Time



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Job title: Base Pilot (Rotary)
Location: Manchester Barton Airport
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent/4 on 4 off 12-hour days.

As a Barton Base Pilot (single pilot), you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. our client is a leading provider of mission-critical helicopter services to the air ambulance, police, and offshore sectors. Providing world-class operations to our customers helping them to save lives and protect communities every day.

We welcome interest in this role from pilots with military experience.

Day to day, you’ll Support HEMS, operating the helicopter, as well as:

  • Fly for the Northwest Air Ambulance charity.
  • Health and safety responsibilities and strong understanding of required Aviation regulations
  • Experience night tasking.
  • This role is a full-time single pilot requirement and is based on site at Barton.

    Essential experience required for this role.

    o 1000 hours pilot in command of aircraft of which 500 hours is pilot in command on twin turbine helicopters; or

o 1000 hours as co-pilot in HEMS/Police operations of which 500 hours is as pilot in command under supervision and 100 hours pilot in command of twin turbine helicopters.

  • 500 hours operating experience in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment like the intended operation.
  • 20 hours VFR at night as pilot in command.
  • Fluent English, Driving License, Passport, Right to Work in the UK at time of application.

Candidates will also ideally:

  • Be qualified and instrument rated on the EC135.
  • Have current or recent HEMS experience.
  • Have experience of NVIS operations.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve EDBS security clearance for this role.

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