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June 12, 2018

Dash8 Non Type Rated Captains Cobham Australia

Cobham Special Mission provides aerial surveillance services under a long term contract to the Australian Border Force Service. It is the largest civil maritime surveillance operation of its kind in the world. The company operates 10 Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft under this contract from bases in Cairns, Darwin, and Broome. These aircraft patrol Australian waters 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in search of illegal activities.

Their low level, hands on flying is unique to the industry and they are proud to have such dedicated pilots as part of their team. Your journey to become one of their pilots will be challenging and will require you to have the desire and dedication to meet all of their training requirements.

Once your training is completed, you will find that each day is different, each day brings new challenges that cannot be simulated and as such, they need people who can adapt to changing conditions and priorities, people that thrive on the unknown and above all, pilots who thoroughly enjoy the camaraderie that exists within each crew that protect their shores.

Minimum requirements:
  • Be an Australian citizen (for Australian Government Security Clearance)
  • Hold a current Australian passport
  • Hold a CASA Class 1 Aviation Medical
  • Be eligible for both an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC) and an Australian Government Security Clearance. An extensive security process must be commenced after a successful interview and must be completed before course commencement
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Hold an Australian ATPL (A) 
  • Hold an Australian Instrument Rating
  • 2000 Hours total flying experience
  • 500 hours pilot in command fixed wing
  • 70 hours night command
  • 100 hours turbine experience

Desirable Selection Criteria
  • DHC8 Type rating
  • 100 hrs multi-crew flying (highly desirable)
  • 500 hrs multi-engine command
  • 300 hrs logged flight time in last 12 months

If you are interested in this job APPLY HERE

As a sign of your professionalism, apply only when you comply with all the requirements and if you have or can obtain a work permit that allows you to be employed in this country.

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