AVIATION OCCUPATIONS
Occupational Category/ Duties Branch / MSO Related Titles

Airplane Pilots
Each branch of the military has pilots for a wide variety of aircraft from Stealth Bombers to small planes. Pilots are officers who are designated by skills or qualifications of a particular type of
aircraft they fly (example, B1 B Pilot). Pilots operate weapons, deliver troops, cargo, and bombs, and perform search and rescue missions.

Types
Airlift Pilot
Bomber Pilot
Fighter Pilot
Generalist Pilot
Special Operations Pilot
Tanker Pilot
Test Pilot
Trainer Pilot
Aeronautical Specialties
Astronaut

Education Requirement.
Four-year college degree
Special Requirement
20/20 vision

Air Force
Pilot

Army
Pilot

Coast Guard
Pilot

Marine Corps
Pilot

Navy
Pilot

Federal
Pilot

Civilian
Pilot

Helicopter Pilots
Perform diverse missions from search and rescue to combat operations.

Education Requirement.
Four-year college degree

Air Force
Helicopter Pilot

Army
Helicopter Pilot

Coast Guard
Helicopter Pilot

Marine Corps
Helicopter Pilot

Navy
Helicopter Pilot

Federal
Helicopter Pilot

Civilian
Helicopter Pilot

Aircraft Navigators
Assist and direct pilots via navigation instruments; conduct fuel consumption projections and assist pilots in operation of the aircraft.

Navigation Specialties
Airlift Navigator
Bomber Navigator
Warfare Navigator
Fighter Navigator
Generalist Navigator
Special Operations Navigator
Tanker Navigator
Test Navigator

Education Requirement.
Four-year college degree

Air Force
Navigator

Army
Navigator

Coast Guard
Navigator

Marine Corps
Navigator

Navy
Navigator

Federal
Navigator

Civilian
Navigator

Air Traffic Control Managers
Direct operations of air traffic control systems and control towers; direct takeoffs and landings of military airplanes and helicopters; supervise
operators of radar systems.

Education Requirement.
Four-year college degree

Air Force
Air Traffic Control Manager

Army
Air Traffic Control Manager

Coast Guard
Air Traffic Control Manager

Marine Corps
Air Traffic Control Manager

Navy
Air Traffic Control Manager

Federal
F.A.A. Supervisor

Civilian
Air Traffic Control
Manager

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