Ground Instructor

Requisition ID
Bay City, Wisconsin

Job Profile

Red Wing Aviation (RWA) is hiring a full-time Ground Instructor – opportunities in Bay City, WI and Columbus, OH.  The Ground Instructor will provide classroom and simulator training to support Part 135 and Part 142 operations. This will include training program development, simulator support, and ground instruction for Company INDOC, as well as aircraft systems training.


About RWA

RWA, the light Jet offering of the Vista family of companies, manages the innovative and exciting XO brand in the US charter market.  We deliver an environment that supports our crew with a cohesive Operational Control Center, experienced Repair Station and effective Training Department. We are also a “Just” Culture with a fully integrated Safety Management System. 


Ground Instructor Responsibilities:

  • Lesson planning and instruction delivery to ensure all pertinent information is covered for FAA requirements for initial and recurrent training
  • Conduct performance and knowledge assessments
  • Maintain the readiness of training materials (various media), courseware, and equipment
  • INDOC program support
  • Provide support for Part 135 INDOC
  • Support for Ultra Systems (Part 135/142) and XL Systems (at a later stage)
  • SIM Seat Support (Part 142)
  • INDOC programs for other departments
  • Projects
    • Online Learning
    • Couse Development


Skillset Required

  • Intermediate Microsoft Skills (word, excel, power point)
  • High level Instructional techniques
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Quality Standards
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Enthusiasm
  • Self-starter



  • Full PIC type rating provided (142 course)
  • Option to FO on Ultra with 1000 hours min total time
  • Career progression – upgrade and flow through to RWA partners/sister organizations
  • Salary Range: $55,000 to $60,000
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans available first day of employment
  • 401k program – dollar for dollar match annually to $8,000/$11,000 – No Vesting period

Red Wing Aviation is an equal opportunity employer, providing equal employment opportunities (EEO).



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