American Airlines Flight Simulator Pilot Instructor in Charlotte, North Carolina

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Conduct simulator phase of pilot flight instruction in compliance with AA Regulations, policies, procedures and techniques.

Ensures compliance with FAA and other applicable government requirements relating to training. Gives detailed briefings

on all phases of flight simulator training. Obtains required training manuals, course materials and supplies as necessary

to conduct assigned training syllabus. Completes required training records and reports. Determines and reports on

student progress and proficiency. Provides specialized instructions and counseling of weak students. Makes suggestions

through channels to enhance safety and efficiency. Assists in program development for all phases of flight instruction as

directed by the appropriate fleet manager. Assists in training of other instructors as assigned.


A candidate for selection as a Flight Simulator Pilot Instructor must possess an ATPC and have a minimum of 500 hours

as a pilot in command or 2000 hours as second in command of a large multi-engine jet or turboprop aircraft; or 1000

hours as pilot in command of a high performance single or multi-engine jet fighter type aircraft. Each candidate must also

satisfy the following requirements:

  • Must be evaluated and accepted by an instructor selection board made up of American Airlines management pilots

  • Prior to being considered a qualified instructor, the candidate must pass a Captain's simulator proficiency check, which

will be conducted by the Fleet Manager or a designated representative

  • After completion of instructor training, the candidate must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Fleet Manager or a

designated representative, ability to instruct in the actual training program to which assigned

  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification

display areas (SIDA), if applicable

  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable

* Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.