An Unrestricted Line Officer who is a member of the aeronautical community and whose rating as a pilot or NFO has been terminated. (These officers may be assigned to 1000, 1050, 1300, 1310 or 1320 designated billets, if otherwise qualified.) An officer of the Naval Reserve.
(O4-O6) Directs operations of aviation unit or aviation detachment of major activity. Ensures compliance with policies, directives, regulations and instructions received from parent activity or other authority. Supervises training requirements.
(O1-O3) Operate aircraft including carrier-based jets, land-based patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, transport planes and sea and land-based helicopters. Assist antisubmarine warfare and mine countermeasures, as well as search and rescue operations.