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53-2011.00    Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles     no matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    3 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    1 match


  • Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing, multi-engine aircraft, usually on scheduled air carrier routes, for the transport of passengers and cargo. Requires Federal Air Transport Pilot certificate and rating for specific aircraft type used. Includes regional, National, and international airline pilots and flight instructors of airline pilots.


  • Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, and functioning of aircraft systems during flights.
  • Monitor gauges, warning devices, and control panels to verify aircraft performance and to regulate engine speed.
  • Start engines, operate controls, and pilot airplanes to transport passengers, mail, or freight, adhering to flight plans, regulations, and procedures.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Monitor engine operation or functioning.