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Aircraft Launch and Recovery Officers - 55-1012.00

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O*NET-SOC Description

Plan and direct the operation and maintenance of catapults, arresting gear, and associated mechanical, hydraulic, and control systems involved primarily in aircraft carrier takeoff and landing operations. Duties include supervision of readiness and safety of arresting gear, launching equipment, barricades, and visual landing aid systems; planning and coordinating the design, development, and testing of launch and recovery systems; preparing specifications for catapult and arresting gear installations; evaluating design proposals; determining handling equipment needed for new aircraft; preparing technical data and instructions for operation of landing aids; and training personnel in carrier takeoff and landing procedures.

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Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Catapult and Arresting Gear Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Flight Deck Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Landing Signal Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Landing Signal Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Landing Signal Officer, Phase I and II Qualified LSO (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) Training Landing Signal Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)
  • V/STOL Landing Signal Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • V/STOL Training Landing Signal Officer (Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer only)

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