Fast Jet Aircrew

Featured roles
Within BAE Systems Air, we have a broad range of exciting and interesting roles for aircrew seeking a new career, covering a variety of platforms, disciplines and expertise.
Hawk pilot

We are currently recruiting aircrew into challenging and rewarding professional roles as: 

  • Aircrew Advisors
  • Managers
  • Instructor Pilots
  • WSOs (live flying and synthetic)
  • Training Design Specialists
  • OT&E
As such, we are always looking for ex-military aircrew with experience on Tornado, Typhoon, F35 and Hawk, as IPs and IWSOs, EWOs and EWIs, QWIs and QFIs – in fact, if you’ve flown or operated any military platform, and you want to utilise your instructional, operational and leadership experience, then contact us. We can offer you a highly competitive package of benefits, attractive working arrangements and opportunities to travel and progress within the company.
At BAE Systems Air, we have a long and proud heritage in the development, manufacture upgrade and support of world-leading combat and fast-jet trainer aircraft, synthetic training devices, training systems and products. We are looking for people who want to develop a career with the opportunity to work at different locations in the UK (including Warton, RAF Valley, RAF Marham, RAF Coningsby, RAF Lossiemouth) and overseas.
First UK F-35B Aircraft

Our roles

We have exciting and challenging opportunities for ex-military Aircrew to work on complex and innovative operational and training projects across the globe.
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Frequently Asked Questions


Why BAE Systems Air?

We provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence and aerospace solutions across different geographical locations, both in the UK and across the globe.
At BAE Systems you can be proud of what you do, how you do it and who you do it with. We work hard to create an inclusive, dynamic and rewarding environment.
Recognising the importance of the Whole Force Approach, we work closely with UK Armed Forces to ensure that UK military aircrew capability is safeguarded.

What do our aircrew have to say about working in Air?

Your next career beckons

We provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence and aerospace solutions across the globe. We can offer you an exciting and rewarding role that exploits your unique military skills and experience in an inclusive, dynamic and rewarding environment. Come and talk to us about your aspirations for a challenging new career.

Shaping future capability

Nev will tell you how his role has enabled him to use his expertise in supporting the development of Lightning II capability, whilst realising his own career and family life aspirations.

Let your potential shine through

Aircrew Director
Let Foxy tell you how he has been able to progress using his previous skills and knowledge.