Pilots requirements

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Pilots Positions

Experienced Pilots:

With our fleet growing to 585+ aircraft by 2024, we are now offering a number of Direct Entry Type Rated Captains and Type Rated First Officers with experience in operating Boeing 737 300-900 aircraft, as well as Non-Type Rated Captains with experience on multi-jet engine aircraft, the opportunity to join our pilot body and continue to provide our customers with the safest flight experience in the industry.

With permanent direct employment and 5 year agency contracts on offer and unrivalled basing opportunities throughout our extensive European network, pilots will have the opportunity to be employed by Ryanair directly or by one of our service providers. If you would like to become part of our valued team of professionals and meet the following requirements, please apply now.

If you are looking for a new challenge and meet the following requirements we would be delighted to hear from you!

Direct Entry Captain

B737 300-900 TYPE RATED DIRECT ENTRY CAPTAIN

Operator Conversion Course (OCC)

1

Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)

2

Date of Birth – (Not over 65)

3

Valid Licence: – a) EASA Part FCL b) National Licence compliant with ICAO standards Note: Will require IAA validation – (Some national licences will not be accepted by the IAA).

4

Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to Part-FCL and National Licences.)

5

Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.

6

Minimum 3,500 hours total flying time

7

Minimum of 2,000 hours on a Multi-crew, Multi-engine aircraft weighing in excess of 30,000kg MTOW with an established airline, cargo operator, private operator or military transport.

8

Minimum of 800 hours Pilot in Command (PIC) on a Multi-crew, Multi-engine jet aircraft weighing in excess of 30,000kg. (No PIC hours on Turboprop aircraft shall be considered).

9

Minimum 500 hours PIC on the B737-300 to 900 series.

10

Applicant must have the B737 300-900 type rating listed on the Licence.

11

For EASA/JAA licence holders the application must be made within 36 months of the most recent B737 300-900 “Valid Until” date specified in Section XII “Certificate of Revalidation”. i.e. the B737 300-900 Rating must not have expired for longer than 3 years at the intended (OCC) course commencement date.

12

English Language Proficiency – minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level). (Reference: ICAO Doc 9835).

13

Must have operated on B737 300-900 as Commander within the 36 months prior to the course start date.

Direct Entry First Officer

B737 300-900 TYPE RATED DIRECT FIRST OFFICER

Operator Conversion Course (OCC)

1

Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)

2

Date of Birth – (Not over 65)

3

Valid Licence: – a) EASA Part FCL b) National Licence compliant with ICAO standards Note: Will require IAA validation – (Some national licences will not be accepted by the IAA).

4

Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to Part FCL and National Licences.)

5

Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.

6

Minimum 1,200 hours total flying time

7

Minimum of 1,000 hours on a CS25* Type Aircraft

8

Minimum 800 hours on the B737-300 to 900 series.

9

Applicant must have the B737 300-900 type rating listed on the Licence.

10

For EASA/JAA licence holders the application must be made within 36 months of the most recent B737 300-900 “Valid Until” date specified in Section XII “Certificate of Revalidation”.

11

English Language Proficiency – minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level). (Reference: ICAO Doc 9835).

12

Must have operated on B737 300-900 within the 36 months prior to the course start date.

13

* CS-25 Certification Specifications applicable to turbine powered Large Aeroplanes. An aeroplane of more than 5700 kg (12500 pounds) maximum certificated take-off weight.

Non-rated Captain

DIRECT ENTRY NON - TYPE RATED CAPTAIN

Transition Type Rating Course

1

Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)

2

Date of Birth – (Not over 65)

3

Valid Licence: – a) EASA Part FCL b) National Licence compliant with ICAO standards Note: Will require IAA validation – (Some national licences will not be accepted by the IAA).

4

Validity of Licence – (Must be valid. Applies to JAR-FCL and National Licences.)

5

Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.

6

Minimum 3,500 hours total flying time

7

Minimum of 2,000 hours on a Multi-crew, Multi-engine jet aircraft weighing in excess of 30,000kg MTOW with an established airline, cargo operator, private operator or military transport.

8

Minimum of 800 hours Pilot in Command (PIC) on a Multi-crew, Multi-engine jet aircraft weighing in excess of 30,000kg. (No PIC hours on Turboprop aircraft shall be considered).

9

For EASA/JAA licence holders the application must be made within 36 months of the most recent relevant Type Rating (as in 7 or 8 above) “Valid Until” date specified in Section XII “Certificate of Revalidation”.

10

English Language Proficiency –minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level).

Learjet 45 Captains and First Officers:

We are currently recruiting Learjet 45XR Captains and First Officers to join an exciting 24/7 engineering support operation based at Stansted/Bergamo. These positions are permanent with a fixed roster pattern involving early and late standby shifts.

Learjet 45 Captains and First Officers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – LEARJET 45XR DIRECT ENTRY CAPTAINS AND FIRST OFFICERS

1

Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)

2

Date of Birth – (Not over 65)

3

Hold a valid JAR/EASA ATPL

4

Hold a valid JAR/EASA Medical

5

Hold a valid Learjet 45XR rating with at least 6 month validity prior to start date

6

Minimum 3,000 hours total flying time for Captains, 500 for First Officers

7

Have a minimum of 500 command hours on type, 50 on type for First Officers

Cadets:

Working alongside and learning from the world’s best trained pilots, with the fastest route to command for motivated, career driven pilots, come join us as we continue to climb to new heights and provide you with no ‘ceiling height’ on career opportunities.

We are currently inviting applications for our Sponsored Cadet Programme through CAE for enthusiastic, high flyers. If you meet the following minimum requirements, then get ready for your career to take off and register your interest with CAE today.

Sponsored Cadet Programme

CADET

Full Type Rating Course

1

Does the applicant have the right to work in EU? (Valid EU / EEA Passport with the unrestricted right to live and work in the EU)

2

Date of Birth – (Not over 65)

3

Licence Type – must have a valid EASA (CPL) Frozen ATPL (Air Transport Pilots License)

4

Validity of Medical – Must hold a valid EU (Part-MED) issued Class 1 medical certificate.

5

Holds a valid multi-engine instrument rating

6

Holds a certificate of satisfactory completion of multi-crew co-operation (MCC) in accordance with AMC1 FCL.735.A.

7

Applicants holding a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF APS MCC-TRAINING in accordance with AMC2 FCL.735.A

  • Will be given preference during selection
  • Will be at a distinct advantage in the interview and assessment process.

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Must have a flight school report

  • Your FLIGHT SCHOOL REPORT must be written in English. The document MUST also be signed by your Flight School’s HOT (Head of Training). This requirement applies to both Integrated and Modular students. This report MUST also contain ALL ATPL results (detailing any repeats), CPL & MEIR series passes, and information relating to your performance throughout training.

9

Cadets who have conducted a modular course need to have 100 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC), or 70 hours as PIC if completed during a course of integrated flying training as set out in Appendix 3 A, C & D to Part-FCL and AMC1 to Appendix 3 A, C & D.

10

English Language Proficiency –minimum required proficiency Level is Operational Level (Level 4). (Written proficiency is required at Operational level).