Air force operations

Description

The operations, procedures and compliant behaviour of a military air force, and of a specific air force base.

Alternative labels

air force operational procedures
air force operational performance
air force processes
air force performance
air force compliance
air force operational compliance
air force operational processes
air force procedures

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Air force operations is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Intelligence communications interceptor: Intelligence communications interceptors work in the air force in the development of intelligence in places like headquarters and command posts. They search and intercept electromagnetic traffic transmitted in different languages.
Air force pilot: Air force pilots operate aircrafts in combat missions, patrol missions, or search and rescue missions. They ensure aircraft maintenance, and communicate with air force bases and other vessels to ensure safety and efficiency in operations.
Air force officer: Air force officers specialise in flying or ground duties, and supervise a team of air force personnel. They coordinate their team’s training and welfare, and perform duties specific to their area of specialisation.

Optional knowledge

Air force operations is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Aircraft pilot: Aircraft pilots control and navigate aircraft. They operate the mechanical and electrical systems of the aircraft and transport people, mail and freight.
Flight instructor: Flight instructors train both new and experienced pilots seeking to gain licences or experience in flying new aircraft, how to properly operate an aircraft according to regulations. They teach their students both the theory and practice of how to optimally fly and maintain an airplane, and they observe and evaluate student technique. They also focus on the regulations relating to operational and safety procedures specific to different (commercial) airline aircraft.
Squadron leader: Squadron leaders command a squadron specialising in different operations, such as aircraft squadrons, ground operations squadrons, or armoured fighting vehicles squadrons.

 


 

References

  1. Air force operations – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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