Rjet Cadet

Requisition ID
US-IN-Various Base Locations
# of Openings Remaining
Pos. Category
Flight Operations


At Republic Airline Inc. our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice."  


Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 180 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America.  The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express.

Duties and Responsibilities

Republic Airline Cadet Program


Flight students of a Part-141 can receive a conditional offer of employment for a First Officer Pilot position once they pass the instrument level and successfully complete their interview with Republic Airline. The cadet program is the ideal transition from classroom to cockpit with the nation’s leading regional carriers on ultra-modern Embraer E 170/175 aircraft. Because of our diversity in partners – Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines – as well as our broad base locations, Republic Airline offers a unique set of options for any interested candidate.

Program Overview and Requirements

  • You must be enrolled in a Part-141 college or university and flight school
  • You must qualify for the R-ATP at 1,000 or 1,250
  • Your eligibility begins once you complete your Instrument Rating
  • You must obtain a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Successfully complete an interview with Republic Airline to become a Cadet in the program.
  • Qualify for the Republic Airline Flight Time Initiative
    • Republic Airline will pay for your final 100 hours – multi time included
  • ATP-CTP course paid upon reaching ATP/R-ATP minimum flight experience requirements
    • Hotel accommodations and ground transportation during the ATP-CTP course will be provided
  • Placement into the next available first officer class upon reaching minimums, no additional interview required

Interview Process

  • HR Questions – Pilot Recruiter
  • ATP/CTP Technical Test – 20 questions pulled from the ATP/CTP written
  • Pilot Questions – Republic Airline line pilot

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