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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2024
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    Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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    FAL – Cadet Training Program

    Brief Description        

    The Cadet Ab initio Drone Operator Training Program is an entry-level position within Fahari Aviation Limited, designed to provide hands-on training and experience in the field of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations. Cadets will receive comprehensive theoretical and practical training in drone piloting, maintenance, regulations, safety protocols and related aviation technologies. This role serves as a steppingstone for aspiring drone pilots and aviation professionals.

    Detailed Description 
    During the Six Months, (8 weeks training and 12 weeks On Job Training),Cadets will be expected to.

    • Attend and actively participate in classroom-based training sessions covering topics such as aerodynamics, flight regulations, navigation, and drone systems.
    • Engage in hands-on practical training, including simulated and supervised flight operations, to develop proficiency in drone piloting and flight maneuvers.
    • Assist experienced drone pilots and technicians in various operational tasks, such as pre-flight inspections, mission planning, and post-flight data analysis.
    • Maintain a strong commitment to safety procedures and protocols, ensuring adherence to industry regulations and company policies.
    • Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities, such as workshops, seminars, and certification programs, to enhance knowledge and skills.
    • Assist with routine maintenance tasks, including cleaning, minor repairs, and inventory management of drone equipment and accessories.
    • Contribute to team projects and research initiatives, providing support in data collection, analysis, and reporting.
    • Demonstrate a proactive approach to learning, seeking feedback, and continuously improving performance.

    Job Requirements        
    Qualification (Minimum)  

    • High School Certificate with a minimum grade of C Plus or equivalent.
    • A Diploma or Degree in a relevant field such as Technical (Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science etc.) or any Geospatial field or Agricultural field.
    • A Valid certificate of good conduct issued not less than 1 year ago.
    • A Valid Driver’s License.
    • NYS Trained is an added advantage.

    Additional Details

    • Strong interest and enthusiasm for aviation technology, particularly in the field of unmanned aerial systems.
    • Basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, and computer skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Willingness to work flexible hours and travel as required for training or operational purposes.
    • Commitment to adhering to safety protocols and regulations.
    • Physical ability to participate in practical training exercises and handle equipment as needed.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Airways on to apply

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