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"Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer"

1) Spatial Orientation -- The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.


2) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


3) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


4) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


5) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


6) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.


7) Response Orientation -- The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.


8) Rate Control -- The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.


9) Peripheral Vision -- The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.


10) Depth Perception -- The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.


11) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


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12) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


13) Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


14) Night Vision -- The ability to see under low light conditions.


15) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


16) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


17) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.


18) Auditory Attention -- The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.


19) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


20) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


21) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


22) Mathematical Reasoning -- The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.


23) Speed of Closure -- The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.


24) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.


25) Time Sharing -- The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).


26) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.


27) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).


28) Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.


29) Glare Sensitivity -- The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.


Job Description for "Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-I        SOC:  53-2011.00


 

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