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Gama Aviation
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Full time
15 days ago

Position: Pilot (Commander)                   
Location: Aberdeen
Shift Pattern: Equal Time Roster

Are you looking for unique opportunities to do something a little unusual? Do you want to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business?


Gama Aviation are a market-leading provider of flight services with a varied portfolio of high-quality contracts across the world. We’ve been managing Scotland’s Air Ambulance for over thirty years and are seeking experienced Flight Crew to join our King Air Fleet in Aberdeen, Scotland. We operate a Multi Crew fixed wing Air Ambulance operation, please click here to find out further information about this contract.

You’ll need to be flexible, committed and above all enthusiastic about delivering a world class service!

Sounds like your thing – please apply today to find out more!

About us:
Gama Aviation is a hugely diverse business that offers much more than perhaps its name would suggest. Yes, we fly but we also save lives, provide mission critical intelligence, and build systems that deliver decisive advantage.

With operations in the UK, US, Middle East and Hong Kong a career with us can offer travel, personal growth opportunities and the ability for long-term progression in a fast paced and dynamic service industry.


The Role:

The Line Pilot is the commander of the aircraft. In this position, they are a critical member of the frontline team supporting the air ambulance activities. They are entrusted with the safe carriage of medical passengers and patients, and the management of Technical Crew Members during the flight. They also have a duty to safeguard the lives of those in the vicinity of the operational aircraft, which is achieved through adherence to all the regulatory and company specific rules relating to an aircraft in the air ambulance.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience required:



  • Hold a CAA ATPL(A) or CPL(A) Licence with Multi/Instrument Rating
  • Minimum of 2000 Hours Total Flight Time, of which 1500 Hours is as Pilot-In-Command of aircraft
  • Experience in a challenging operational environment, with the ability to work well as part of a team and excellent Crew Resource Management (CRM) skills
  • Proactive approach to service delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Physically and mentally fit for the role including stretcher patient loading and shift work
  • Flexible approach to rostering within the scope of the FTL scheme
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the use of MS Office applications


  • BE20 King Air type rating
  • Familiarity with electronic flight bag (EFB) applications

In addition to a Competitive Salary, we will offer you:

  • Great work life balance with an equal time roster
  • Competitive Group Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive Life Assurance *
  • Comprehensive Income Protection *
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance *
  • Comprehensive Private Healthcare, with the ability to add Family Members at a discounted rate (after successful passing of probation) *
  • 2 Paid Volunteering Days each calendar year (subject to line manager approval)
  • Investment in Training, Qualifications and Professional Development

*(Subject to insurance underwriting)

Due to the volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 20 working days then your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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