Prepare and review to include
but not limited to; flight plans, considering such factors as altitude, terrain,
weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities, navigational
aids, and more as assigned by PIC.
Ensure proper flight kit is
aboard and more.
Ensure required airworthiness
inspections are complete and previous discrepancies have been corrected or
properly deferred in accordance with the MEL for that aircraft (as applicable).
Assist PIC to complete the
aircraft preflight inspection and perform preflight preparation.
Assures proper loading,
distributing, and security of cargo and passengers.
Ensures provisions for
passenger comfort and any special emergency equipment such as life vests are
aboard (when required).
Operate aircraft at favorable
altitudes taking into account turbulence, oxygen requirements and comfort of the
passengers during the flight.
Ensures the preparation of the
Aircraft Flight Log, Load Manifest and Discrepancy Record form, reporting of
mechanical irregularities, discrepancies and proper recording of maintenance by
maintenance personnel, when maintenance is performed away from the principle
Ensure ramp security is
maintained while passengers are being boarded or disembarked for passenger
Ensure that copies of any
reports submitted to the FAA under the authority of FAR 135.19 are also
submitted to the Director of Operations in a timely manner.
Ensure that a crewmember or
passenger prior to takeoff to assist any person who may need the assistance of
another person during possible emergency evacuation of the aircraft.
Must be highly knowledgeable of
the Company General Operations Manual, General Maintenance Manual, FAA
Regulations, NTSB Procedures, HMR 175, Operations Specifications, Aircraft
Flight Manuals, and all other material pertinent to duties.
The Second in Command shall
perform those duties stipulated throughout the General Operations Manual and
specific responsibilities designated to the Second in Command by the company and
the Pilot in Command.
In the event of an accident or
incident whereby the Pilot in Command becomes incapacitated or deceased, the
Second in Command shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the Pilot in
Command and conduct the remainder of the flight to a safe landing. Must be
familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Pilot in Command.
Assists in the safe and
efficient operation of the flight.
Must be proficient in duties
Weight and balance
Will advise the Pilot in
Command of any abnormality during ground or flight operations.
The Second in Command may
delegate duties to other personnel or passengers only when acting under
instructions from the Pilot in Command or in the event the Pilot in Command
Position requires a U.S.