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The Places You'll Go

There’s no end to the amazing places you’ll fly as a pilot for the PlaneSense® fractional program! No two days are ever alike. You could wake up in the Bahamas and end your day in Canada. Or soar above the Southwest as you fly clients to the Rockies. From large city hubs to private islands to grass airfields and everything in between, a career as a PlaneSense pilot will take you to exciting destinations. PlaneSense® serves the U.S, Canada, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and beyond.

Learn more about benefits and qualifications below.

Join an Exceptional Team

PlaneSense, Inc. seeks experienced, safety-focused pilots with a commitment to providing world-class customer service to our fractional aircraft share owners. We offer pilots competitive benefits and reliable schedules. We're proud to place high emphasis on quality of life and a positive work culture.

Competitive Pilot Benefits

PlaneSense® pilots enjoy a competitive salary with annual pay increases and great overtime rates. Other benefits include:

  • • The choice of living within 100 miles of 26 reporting bases*
  • • Cell phone  and parking allowances
  • • All hotel points and airline miles earned while flying
  • • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • • 401k with generous company match
  • • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

* Part-time Direct Entry Captains may choose only PSM or PDK at this time.

PlaneSense flight training

Your Pilot Career Path

PlaneSense® places a strong emphasis on training. IGS is held at the company headquarters in Portsmouth, NH and includes MissionFit, the company’s state-of-the-art PC-12 training simulator.

We are proud to promote from within, providing ample growth opportunities:

  • • First Officers upgrade based on total time, overall performance, upgrade test, and evaluation training period
  • • Captains are promoted to Instructor Pilot and Check Airman based on merit, not seniority
  • • PC-12 crew members transition into Jet Flight Operations based on seniority
PlaneSense PC24 flying over fields

Your Schedule

You want to enjoy your flying career, but you also want a job that allows you to enjoy your free time. PlaneSense® offers a competitive schedule and places high emphasis on quality of life and work culture.

  • • Know your schedule one year in advance
  • • 8 on/6 off schedule
  • • Paid vacations and holidays
Pilatus PC 12 pilot on the runway

The Fleet

First Officers and Direct Entry Captains in the PlaneSense® fractional program will fly the Pilatus PC-12. This unique aircraft is known for its short-field capabilities and remarkable operation. The PlaneSense fleet also includes Nextant 400XTi jets and Pilatus PC-24 jets. Jet pilots are hired from within the PlaneSense ranks.

Learn more about the PlaneSense fleet.

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First Officers

  • • Total flight time/fixed wing minimum: 1,000TT hours; 750TT will be considered based on experience and skill level
  • • Current and valid FAA Commercial or ATP pilot license with single engine land ratings
  • • Current and valid second class FAA medical
  • • Current passport with unrestricted international travel privileges
  • • Valid driver’s license
  • • Highly qualified candidates will have a CFII and 75+ hours of instrument time
  • • Preferred but not required: Part 135 and/or Part 91 subpart K; Corporate flight; and/or flight time in advanced avionics systems or glass systems

Apply to become a First Officer today.

Planesense Pilatus pc12 on the tarmac

Direct Entry Captains

  • • Current and valid FAA Commercial or ATP pilot license with single and multiengine land ratings
  • • Total flight time/fixed wing minimum: 1,500TT hours, with 750 hours of PIC time, and 100 hours of instrument time
  • • Current and valid second-class FAA medical
  • • Current passport with unrestricted international travel privileges
  • • Valid driver’s license
  • • Highly qualified candidates will have experience in Part 135 and/or Part 121 operations
  • • Turbine experience preferred

Apply to become a Direct Entry Captain today.

Join Our Exceptional Team of Skilled Pilots

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Come fly with us. Apply today.