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Pilot: Gulfstream G-550 Lead Captain

California, Stockholm, Aroostook County
19 days ago

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KVNY - Van Nuys, CA
Full Time
FAA Certification
$273******* - $330******* Salary


Clay Lacy Aviation pilots are among the very best in the business. Elevating our standards starts with a rigorous evaluation process, which thoroughly tests the procedural abilities and situational awareness of each candidate.


We are currently seeking a Lead Captain Part 91 G-550 based in Van Nuys, CA.  The ideal candidate should have a track record of leadership capabilities, demonstrated crew management skills as well as owner communications and management abilities.


Typed and current Captains are strongly preferred, however, individuals with strong qualifications may be considered. Candidates residing within a two-hour drivable commute are preferred. Commuters with a reasonable commute time may be considered.


The opportunity features an excellent upgraded compensation plan, fully paid medical/healthcare, and a matching 401(k) plan.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Position: Lead Captain

Aircraft: Gulfstream G-550

Position Type: Full-time only; no contract

Location:  Van Nuys, CA

Operation: Part 91, approximately 350 hours annually

Compensation/Benefits: $273,000- $330,000; fully paid medical/healthcare premium.



  • Demonstrated Lead Captain, leadership, and owner relations experience. References will be checked.
  • Minimum requirements include 5,000 hours of total time, 3,000 hours of PIC time, and 1,000 hours of Turbine time.
  • Should reside within a two-hour drivable commute or willing to relocate. Home-based with reasonable commute time may be considered.
  • Comply with all Federal Aviation regulations, company operations manual, operations specifications, standard operating procedures, and company policies & procedures.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Positions in this classification are considered safety-sensitive under DOT/FAA drug and alcohol regulations.



Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including fully paid medical, dental, and vision, as well as matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time assigned crew positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit claylacy.com


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