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C-21 Pilot Career Field

C-21 pilots airlift aircraft and commands crews to accomplish airlift, training, and other missions. Related DoD Occupational Group: 2B.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plans and prepares for mission. Reviews mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information. Supervises mission planning, preparation, filing a flight plan, and crew briefing. Ensures aircraft is preflighted, inspected, loaded, equipped, and manned for mission.

Pilots aircraft and commands crew. Operates aircraft controls and equipment. Performs, supervises, or directs navigation, in-flight refueling, and cargo and passenger delivery.

Conducts or supervises training of crew members. Ensures operational readiness of crew by conducting or supervising mission specific training.

Develops plans and policies, monitors operations, and advises commanders. Assists commanders and performs staff functions related to this specialty.

For specific information regarding opportunities in the C-21 career field in the N.D. Air National Guard, please contact a recruiter at 1-800-972-8825.