A Limited Duty Officer (Naval Aviation). An Officer of the Regular Navy who is on the retired list.
(O1-O3) Operate aircraft including carrier-based jets, land-based patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, transport planes and sea and land-based helicopters. Take part in antisubmarine warfare and mine countermeasures, as well as search and rescue operations.
(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.