Multi Engine Qualified Flying Instructor (Ascent Flight Training)

Posting Date: 03 December 2019

Location: Lincolnshire, GB, NG348HB

Company: Babcock

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Location- RAFC Cranwell

Contract - Permanent


The Multi Engine Qualified Flying Instructor (ME QFI)  is required to deliver the fixed wing (FW) ME Training Service at RAFC Cranwell as part of the UKMTS programme and to assist with courseware development and maintenance.


To apply please visit Ascents website direct which can be found HERE




Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that ensure FW ME training is delivered to the agreed training schedule by instructing relevant aspects of the ME syllabus.  This includes (but is not limited to) the delivery of phase briefs, technical lessons, practical demonstrations and sorties (both live and synthetic).
  • Achieve positive feedback in INVAL critiques of the ME Pilot training.
  • Ensure courseware delivered is current, making recommendations where appropriate.
  • Uphold partnering behaviours and participate in events as required
  • Uphold adherence to the Health, Safety & Environmental Polices and Air Safety responsibilities.
  • Hold appropriate roles within the 3FTS Total Safety chain and following the appropriate training,  such as but not limited to Ocurrence Manager or LEMSCO, and attend the appropriate Total Safety meetings (whether Air or Functional Safety related).

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Previous military experience as a B1 or higher FW Qualified Flying Instructor, or civilian equivalent
  • Computer fluency to include Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Explorer


  • Experience as a Military ME QFI
  • Twin jet experience
  • Recent relevant Military Front Line experience

In return, we will provide you with a generous benefits package including the equivalent to 25 days annual leave, a Defined Contribution Pension plan, access to a range of flexible benefits, an Employee Assistance Programme, and Private Medical Insurance.

Our Values
One Ascent Team

Ability and evidence of being a role model of Ascent values:

  • Hours not days; days not weeks
  • Giving the best possible answer every time


  • Listening to everyone’s views
  • Professional & supportive to all our partners and colleagues


  • Total Safety: Airsafety, HSSE & Airworthiness
  • Immediate escalation of issues

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence Security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Conflicts of Interest
In order to discharge Ascent’s primary UKMFTS duty to the MOD to identify and avoid or mitigate conflicts of interest in conjunction with our activities as MOD’s Training Service Partner, Ascent must ensure that no employee or secondee working for Ascent is materially restricted by any conflict of interest when carrying out duties and functions on its behalf. Therefore, candidates who are currently working for or have been employed during the previous 2 years by organisations such as MOD, Babcock, Lockheed Martin or any related group entity or any organisation bidding into the UKMFTS contract should note that Ascent reserves the right to request further information in relation to that candidate’s current or previous employment history and/or take other appropriate steps to ensure Ascent’s full compliance with its primary obligation. Any concerns you have should be discussed with the Ascent HR representative prior to submitting of a Curriculum Vitae.
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To apply please visit Ascents website direct which can be found HERE

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