Pilatus PC-12 Pilot

  • CT & NY, CT & NY, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Tradewind Aviation is a growing Part 135 Commuter & On-Demand Operator with bases in Waterbury/Oxford, CT (OXC), White Plains, NY (HPN), and San Juan, PR (SJU) offering premium scheduled service throughout the Northeast and Caribbean. For further details, check our website: www.flytradewind.com

Job Description

Tradewind Pilatus PC-12 Pilots are responsible for safe and efficient flight operations as part of a formal two-pilot crew. Tradewind Pilots are aviation professionals who maintain the highest standards of safety and customer service.



  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine Land (ASEL) with instrument rating
  • 800 hours total time
  • Solid IFR knowledge and experience
  • Valid FAA 1st Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport and legal to work in the US
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs 4’ from the ground unassisted
  • Must be able to relocate to within 90 minutes from base


  • 1200 hours total time
  • 500 hours cross country (point to point)
  • 75 hours instrument
  • 100 hours night

Additional Information

At Tradewind, you are not a number. We are large enough for you to be part of a professional organization with opportunities for internal advancement, yet small enough that you matter.

You may be looking for a future in the airlines or that perfect corporate flying job someday. Flying both 135 scheduled and on-demand operations is the perfect way to build time, get paid well, and get you on track!



  • Tradewind First Officers start at $34,000 BASE salary
  • All Captains start at $60,000 BASE salary
  • All pilots receive per diem well above the industry standard at $3.21/ duty hour
  • Schedules differ with base location, but you can expect to be scheduled 4 days per week
  • Captains who work on days off receive a day rate of $600.00 (FOs $200)
  • Uniforms and training are provided by Tradewind
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) plans with substantial employer contribution
  • Standby travel benefits and CASS on various US and International airlines
  • Upgrade path to Citation CJ3, including type rating, and ATP


Tradewind Aviation, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer