Pilot Career Guide Whether you are just starting off or have years of experience and thousands of hours, Kalitta Charters has the right pilot position for you.

Predictable Schedule

Our predictable schedule allows you to enjoy your off time with your family and friends.

Flexible Living

All qualified crewmembers receive CASS – with jump seat privileges and cockpit access for work and personal travel, allowing you the flexibility to live where you want to live.

Career Advancements

With over 30 aircraft and several aircraft types, the experience you will receive from Kalitta Charters outweighs all others.

Competitive Salary

Kalitta Charters offers a competitive salary with an established pay scale including yearly increases and bonuses.

Health Packages

Kalitta Charters is ranked high for having one of the best medical, dental, and vision packages among airlines offering BCBS – Medical PPO, Prescription, Vision, Dental & Amwell along with Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care.

Your Future - Secured

Saving for your future shouldn’t be hard. That’s why Kalitta Charters offers Fidelity 401K with 1.25% Matching.

Kalitta Charters is proud of our commitment to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of a person’s actual or perceived age, ancestry, citizenship, color, condition of pregnancy, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law in all aspects of our hiring or employment process.

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Kalitta Charters SIC Requirements LearJet 35, LearJet 45, and Falcon 20 Pilots

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Aviation Related College Degree preferred
  • A valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • A valid unrestricted US passport
  • First Class Medical
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License with an Instrument Rating
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
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Kalitta Charters PIC Requirements LearJet 35, LearJet 45, Falcon 20 and Challenger 601 Pilots

  • Candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Aviation Related College Degree preferred
  • A valid unrestricted driver’s license
  • A valid unrestricted US passport
  • First Class Medical
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License with an Instrument Rating
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • PIC Typed in LR-JET, LR-45 and/or DA-20
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Compensation

  • Competitive Salary established pay scale including yearly increases and bonuses
  • Increased pay scales for multiple company flown aircraft types
  • Starting pay for PIC is $133.35 a flight hour, SIC is $75.25 a flight hour
  • 45-hour monthly guarantee
  • No training contracts
  • Per Diem and company provided meals on request
  • Wait Pay

Position Specific Benefits

  • Two weeks on, two weeks off schedule with a rotating yearly schedule
  • CASS (Cockpit Access Security System) – jump seat privileges and cockpit access for work and personal travel
  • KCM (Known Crew Member)
  • Pilots keep all hotel and frequent flyer points
  • EFB – iPad assigned to each pilot
  • 24-hour dedicated Flight Operation Support Team

Benefits

  • BCBS – Medical PPO, Prescription, Vision, Dental & Amwell
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
  • Short Term & Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance with Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Unum Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Child
  • Unum Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Met Law Coverage
  • Nationwide Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Fidelity 401K with 3% Matching

Training

  • The ground school consist of a combination of in-class lecture, online modules, and hands-on aircraft training
  • Full salary at the start of training, along with accommodations until completion of training
  • Five weeks of ground school and one week of simulator training
  • Classroom instruction is typically scheduled Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm

*The timeline is subject to change at the discretion of the training department.

Class Dates

To interview for a class date, apply two months beforehand.

Training Timeline

Week 1 & 2

Company Indoctrination

Week 3 & 4

Falcon and Lear Systems

Week 5

Aircraft Systems Integration

Week 6

Simulator

A Different Type of Pilot Pipeline Candidates will have a choice of a preferred interview with Kalitta Charters II or Kalitta Air scheduled operations.

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