Air Force

1A0X1:In-Flight Refueling Specialist

They perform in-flight refueling using flight manuals, checklists, publications, and other applicable documents.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Participates in aircrew briefings Has to be able to do calculations for weight versus balance and other important load data to help ensure safe aircraft operation As part of an aircrew has set duties and responsibilities such as doing preflight, through-flight, and post-flight inspections checks Performs in-flight refueling aircrew duties including boom operation Communicates with the pilot and receiver aircraft from start to finish during a fuel offloading procedure Monitors all instrumentation for proper operation during aerial refueling Plays a role in aircraft loading and offloading

Military Duties Translated:

Comply with attendance standards Perform fueling in a safe and efficient manner Responsible for accurate accounting of fuel transactions Perform daily Quality Control checks on equipment Maintain equipment in clean and functional condition Ensure the correct loading and balancing of fuel Responsible for defueling aircraft as directed Use fuel trucks, hydrant cards, and stationary carts to fuel aircraft

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Aircraft Fueler