Multi Engine Civil Flight Instructor

Company: Horizon
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-02-26
Department: Rotary Wing Flight Training
Reports to: Chief Flight Instructor


To teach students how to fly Multi Engine /Multi Crew helicopters. Air Line Transport commercial pilot who incorporates teaching into his profession. He evaluates the knowledge and skills of students who want to fly Multi Engine /Multi Crew helicopters, achieve a higher license or rating and make a profession out of flying.

Education and Qualifications


  • Has graduated from university, college or high school and holds at least a degree.

Qualifications and experience

  • Fluent in English speaking and writing (ELP level 4 minimum)
  • Have a valid class 1 medical.
  • Holds an ATPL (H) with ME IR (H) and FI (H) rating.
  • Have at least 2000 flying hours of which 1500 hrs. Multi Crew Helicopters and at least 700 hours instructional, and has conducted ab-initio training for at least two courses.
  • A previous experience as FI/H in an ATO (military or civilian), ex-military back ground and/or B-429 type rated is a plus.
  • He should be current pilot within last year.

Key skills

  • High level of Instructional Techniques
  • Computer literate (MS Word, excel, outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced knowledge in all the subject (CPL and ATPL)
  • Moderate knowledge of the regulation CAR OPS and AIP and CAAP and EASA
  • Be familiar with Compliance Monitoring Systems, Safety management system and EHS
  • Not be involved in an accident or serious incident or an ATC incident during the last 5 years.


Core behavioural competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Organizing skills
  • Problem solving
  • Punctuality
  • Flexibility
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills - good at working with people and establish positive relations with students
  • Maintain self-discipline and student discipline

Key Accountabilities

  • Complying with the daily program (take off time, sortie duration);
  • Complying with the Horizon standards (content of the sortie, standard to teach the exercises, grading of the sorties.
  • Ensuring that daily sortie reports are correctly completed, signed by both the Instructor and the student, and filed in the student’s personal file.
  • Ensuring that student flying time is recorded correctly in the student’s personal file and logbook.
  • Raising any necessary occurrence, incident and accident reports.
  • Assisting students with logbook entries indorsed by signature.
  • Suggesting any improvement, any corrective action to the training syllabus or training program.
  • Reporting any non-compliance to the CFI or/and to the Safety and Compliance Monitoring Manager.
  • Correcting misconduct of any student.
  • Completion of extra duties tasked by the CFI.
  • Ensure that students fulfill medical requirements for flight (wear glasses and carry a spare pair of spectacles if required on medical).
  • Act as course mentor when designated by the CFI.
  • Comply with the GCAA and all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Comply with Horizon Operations, Training and Safety Management Manuals.
  • Comply with Horizon Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure that all training provided accords to Horizon Aviation Training Manual.
  • Ensure that they fill out all necessary forms including logs in the appropriate manner.
  • Keep all Horizon resources including Aircraft, Simulators and Facilities in tidy and serviceable condition.
  • Ensure that they are wearing Horizon approved uniform in the correct manner.
  • Promote Horizon’s interest at all times.
  • Work in a professional manner, free from any discrimination feeling and emotion.
  • Encourage and promote essential aviation values such as airmanship, team-working, CRM .... etc at all times.
  • Make sure all necessary flight plans and general declarations have been submitted prior the flight.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, or other duties required by the operations related to flight or ground schooling
  • Complying with all EHSMS, QMS, Compliance & SMS requirements.