Gil Major


Primary: Corporate Pilot
Secondary: Charter Pilot
Total Time: 8,003
Multi Engine Land: 1,466

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Certifications

Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land
Commercial Pilot
Airplane Single Engine Land
Rotorcraft-Helicopter
Instrument Airplane
Instrument Helicopter
Flight Instructor
Airplane
Airplane Single Engine
Airplane Multi Engine
Rotorcraft-Helicopter
Instrument Airplane
Instrument Helicopter

Type Ratings

BE-300/350/A, BV-234/C

Flight Time

8,003 hours
1,466 hours
6,016
1,988

Special Training

Pacific Crossing/Ops, Middle East Ops

Aircraft Experience

Beech King Air 300/350
Total: 368 hours
PIC: 354 hours
SIC: 14 hours
Beech King Air 90/A100/200
Total: 1,099 hours
PIC: 591 hours
SIC: 508 hours
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Total: 4,048 hours
PIC: 3,470 hours
SIC: 578 hours
UH-1 Huey
Total: 2,189 hours
PIC: 1,477 hours
SIC: 712 hours
Bell 206
Total: 181 hours
PIC: 90 hours
SIC: 91 hours
Military - Trainer
Total: 65 hours
PIC: 15 hours
SIC: 50 hours

Employment History

Jul 2008 - Present
Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion
Director of Training and Development
  • SOATB 160th SOAR(A) School Manager responsible for the formalization of SOATB being formally recognized  as a TRADOC School House (331C) while successfully gaining recognition  of 29 POIs in the Army Requirements and Resources  System (ATRRS).
  •  SOATB Commander’s advisor references all school matters.
  • Work as part of the USASOAC Transformation team in an effort to provide a seamless transition of SOATB from the 160th SOAR (A) to USASOAC (United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command).
  • Provide the SOATB S3 guidance concerning all SOATB Training schedules for a rolling five years while supervising those schedules input to ATRRS.
  • Manage ATRRS School and Course Allocations for USASOC, USASOAC, HRC, and SOATB.
  • MH-47G Flight Instructor
  • SOATB 160th SOAR(A) School Manager responsible for the formalization of SOATB being formally recognized  as a TRADOC School House (331C) while successfully gaining recognition  of 29 POIs in the Army Requirements and Resources  System (ATRRS).
  •  SOATB Commander’s advisor references all school matters.
  • Work as part of the USASOAC Transformation team in an effort to provide a seamless transition of SOATB from the 160th SOAR (A) to USASOAC (United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command).
  • Provide the SOATB S3 guidance concerning all SOATB Training schedules for a rolling five years while supervising those schedules input to ATRRS.
  • Manage ATRRS School and Course Allocations for USASOC, USASOAC, HRC, and SOATB.
  • MH-47G Flight Instructor
Mar 2006 - Jun 2008
Special Operations Aviation Training Batalion
Battalion S3 (OPerations Officer) / MH-47G Pilot
  • Through diligent planning,

  • Provide technical expertise on the implementation of 32 Programs of Instruction

  • Provide technical input as training advice to 160th Command and Staff on all aspects of SOATC Training

Aug 2004 - Feb 2006
: HHC 3rd Battalion (BN) 160th SOAR, Hunter AAF, Georgia
Standardization Officer
  • Directly responsible for 3rd BN 160th SOAR MH47G fielding plan and training program.
  • Supervised and coordinated the 3rd BN 160th SOAR Transformation Plan.
  • Member of the Regiment Transformation Team, developed timelines and schedules and identified resources required to support the Regiment Transformation plan.
  • Operated as Battalion S3 during combat operations.
  • Worked as customer LNO in support of the Global War on Terror
Oct 2001 - Jul 2004
: HHC, 224th MI, Hunter AAF, Georgia
Battalion RC12N Standardization Officer
  • Battalion Commander’s principle advisor for training and tactical employment of his RC12N aircraft. 
  • Performed Air Mission Commander duties during combat operations in Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Battalion Commander’s principal advisor for all UAV operations
  • Operated as the UAV S3/Operations Officer
  • Deployed the first UAV Battalion into combat operations, OIF
  • Established, trained, and developed TTPs for the Army’s first combat UAV BN
Jul 2000 - Jun 2001
: 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Camp Humphrey Korea
Battalion Operations Officer
  • Battalion Commander’s advisor for RC12D/H operations along the Korean DMZ
  • RC12D/H Air Mission Commander
  • RC12D/H Pilot in Command
  • RC12D/H Instrument Examiner
  • RC12D/H Mission Unit Trainer
Nov 1972 - Feb 1991
United States Army
Basic Training, AIT, IERW (1976), UH1 IP Course, CH47A/B/C

Basic Training, AIT, IERW (1976), UH1 IP Course, CH47A/B/C

Education History

Jun 1981 - Oct 1994
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Bachelors
3.90 GPA
Aeronautical Science