Direct Entry Captain

Direct Entry Captain

247 Aviation Limited is responsible for arranging high priority medical flights on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant and Executive Jet travel on behalf of high-net-worth individuals. The work is challenging, interesting and fast paced. 247 Aviation Limited operates a small team, every member of our team contributes and is an essential part of our success story.


247 Aviation are currently seeking applications for Direct Entry Captains.



Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland.


Shifts – 4 days on 4 days off



Basic – £65,000

Plus Flight Pay

Company Pension Scheme.

Training Provided subject to Training Fees Agreement

Responsibilities after training will include:

  • Be responsible for the safe loading and operation of the aircraft and safety of its occupants and cargo during flight.
  • Ensure that all operational procedures and checklists are complied with in accordance with the operations manual
  • Maintain familiarity with the relevant UK and international air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline, conduct and appearance as a representative of the company
  • Other training and administrative duties as required.


Essential Criteria:

  • UK CAA issued ATPL.
  • A minimum of 2500 hours total flying time.
  • Based within 60 mins of Belfast International Airport.
  • Ability to work to a flexible schedule.
  • A team player who works well under pressure and adapts easily to change.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent in English, including excellent written and oral communication.
  • Valid full clean driving Licence.
  • Airport security regulations dictate a criminal record check will be required.
  • No restrictions on ability to gain a visa or work permit for travel if required.


Desirable Criteria:

  • A minimum of 3500 hours total flying time, including 1000 hours in command and 500 hours in multi-pilot operations.
  • Turboprop experience.
  • Previous Medical or Air Ambulance (fixed wing or AEMS) experience.
  • Previous Pilatus PC-12 or Learjet 45 experience.

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