• RJet Pilot Prep

    Requisition ID
    US-IN-Various Base Locations
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  • Overview

    At Republic Airline, 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 is a regional airline headquartered in Indianapolis, operating fixed-fee flights for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. The Company’s fleet consists of nearly 190 Embraer 170/175s, offering approximately 950 flights daily to 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. Our crew bases include Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Houston (IAH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Kansas City, MO (MCI), Miami, FL (MIA), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). We have 10 maintenance bases: Charlotte, NC (CLT), Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Louisville, KY (SDF), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway! For more information, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Currently enrolled flight students and CFI’s in a non-aviation degree program can receive a conditional offer of employment for a First Officer Pilot position once they pass their instrument rating, commercial certificate and successfully complete their interview with Republic Airline. The Pilot Prep 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.


    • 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,  air 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
    • Conditional Offers of Employment are valid for two years.  Candidates must interview again if they exceed that timeframe.



    • Instrument Rating and Commercial Pilot's License
    • No more than one Check Ride failure
    • Current FAA First Class Medical
    • Eligibility to work in the United States
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Currently enrolled in a flight school as a student of CFI
    • Recommendation Letter
    • Have no more than 1000 hrs
    • Successfully complete an interview for the Rjet Pilot Prep program 
    • Click HERE to see a sample resume


    • 20-minute interview with a Republic Airline recruiter
    • 20 questions drawn from the ATP written test
    • 20-minute interview with a Republic Airline line pilot

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