UAS Flight Operations Instructor (Gray Eagle MQ-1C)


Education:   High school diploma or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, and/or work/military experience.

Training and Experience:

  • System qualification in Gray Eagle MQ-1C UAS on software version 4.3.3 (UGCS) or later.
  • Must have at least 200 flight hours and 4 years’ experience on Shadow 200 and/or Gray Eagle UAS.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight physical per AR 95-20.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete all evaluations to include TRADOC instructor evaluations per 2/13th Aviation Regiment SOPs, and oral academic evaluations, no-notice evaluations, DES, PFEs, and SFE per AR 95-20.

Computer Skills:  Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Security Clearance:  Must maintain a Secret level security clearance.



  • Procedures for takeoff, landing, and tactical employment of the Gray Eagle UAS.
  • Fundamentals and application of Air Crew Coordination – Enhanced (ACT-E).
  • Capabilities, emergency procedures, limitations, and system logic of the Gray Eagle UAS System and its payloads.
  • Fundamentals and conduct of Gray Eagle UAS Missions with emphasis on a route, zone, and area reconnaissance; aerial surveillance; security operations; and employment of the Gray Eagle UAS in attack missions.
  • Fundamentals of Mission Planning and approval Process to include the METT-TC; Risk Assessment; and Performance Planning.
  • Concepts and application of Army reporting formats to include SALUTE, SALT-W, and BDA reports.
  • Familiarity with National Airspace– restricted areas and class D airspace– and ATC phraseology.
  • A configuration of system radios for flight operations and communications relay.
  • Application of map reading techniques for UAS Operations.
  • Fundamentals of laser safety, different types of lasers on UAS payloads, employment, capabilities, detractors, and effective utilization of lasers during UAS missions.
  • Fundamentals of Combat Vehicle Identification and familiarity with the major US, Allied, and Threat equipment.
  • Concepts and application of military Symbology.
  • Fratricide and how to prevent it as a UAS operator through positive identification of targets and situational awareness.
  • Familiarity with Joint procedures for Call for Indirect Fire and Laser Designation for a Hellfire missile.
  • Familiarity and application of AR 95-23 (UAS Flight Regulations), TC 3-04.63 (UAS Commander’s Guide and ATM – Gray Eagle),  TC 3-04.45 (Combat Aviation Gunnery), AR 40-8 (Exogenous Factors), and TC 3-04.93 (Aeromedical Training),
  • Familiarity and application with of DA PAM 738-751 (TAMMS) and maintenance logbook software.
  • Concepts of Decisive Action and how a UAS operates in offensive, defensive, stability, and defense support of civil authorities operations.
  • Concepts and participants in the OE.
  • Fundamentals of the IPB process as a UAS operator will support the commander’s tactical decision-making by providing information that enhances situational awareness of the operational environment.



  • Conduct UAS instruction using lesson plans and material provided by the Government IAW the applicable regulations listed in the references section listed within each specific TO.
  • Test/re-test student(s) in accordance with Government provided references, procedures, and forms.
  • Grade students’ work in accordance with Government provided references, procedures, and forms. 
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

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Available Locations

  • Fort Huachuca, Sierra, AZ

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Fort Huachuca, Sierra, AZ

THIS APPLICATION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT but merely is intended to evaluate suitability for employment. It is the policy of the company to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal law. It is also the policy of the company to have the option of conducting pre-employment screening before a job offer is made. If a job offer is made, employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening and/or medical examination. This application will remain active for 2 years.

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