Also referred to as: Airline Co-Pilot, Airplane Co-Pilot (Large Jet)
Requirements and Responsibilities

Co-Pilot (Large Jet) assists captain of the aircraft (larger than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) with flight duties. Supports captain in calculating flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to ensure aircraft meets scheduling requirements. Being a Co-Pilot (Large Jet) keeps navigation manuals and charts up-to-date. Must stay current with federal and local flight regulations. Additionally, Co-Pilot (Large Jet) must be capable of taking full control of aircraft while in flight. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires FAA pilot certificate with necessary type ratings. Co-Pilot (Large Jet)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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