Flight engineering technicians perform aircraft inspections; including air crew visual inspection; aircraft maintenance; and preflight, through-flight, and postflight inspections. They perform aircraft-related administrative tasks, flight/ground training, internal/external cargo movement, and passenger transport. They also serve as crew members aboard military aircraft.
Flight engineering technicians live and work on air bases or aboard ships in all areas of the world. They fly in hot and cold climates and in all types of weather.
What you can expect to experience while on the job
Flight Engineering Technicians in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
They also offer:
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Flight engineering technicians develop skills through classroom instruction and on-the-job experience in aircraft inspection and flight operations. Training content may include: Operation of aircraft systemsPre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight inspection of aircraft engines, structures, and systemsPreparation of records and logsIn-flight refuelingBasic weight and balanceEmergency procedures including evacuationRead More
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