Special Missions Aviator firing artillery from helicopter
ENLISTED

SPECIAL MISSIONS AVIATOR

ENSURING THE SAFETY OF AIRCRAFT AND AIRMEN

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Many of our aircraft require more than a pilot in order to safely complete each mission. It’s the responsibility of Special Missions Aviators to cover everything from pre-flight inspection of aircraft systems to the placement and delivery of all cargo on board. These highly trained specialists have multiple integral roles and monitor all functions for the aircraft, even providing weapon defense when necessary, in order for the team to successfully complete its missions.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours

    *High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.

    Classes in mechanics, mathematics, physics, computer principles, speech, and English is desired.

  • ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS

    60 General (G) and 60 Mechanical (M)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Normal depth perception
    • Must maintain physical qualification for aircrew duty
    • Height must be no less than 57.5 inches or more than 80 inches
    • Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit
    • Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Completion of the Aircrew Fundamentals Course
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    7.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    27 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Lackland AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Aviation Operations

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