B3H Corporation Aerial Events Teams Support in Hampton, Virginia
Headquarters, Air Combat Command (ACC), Directorate of Operations (A3), Flight Operations Division (A3T) at Langley Air Force Base, VA is responsible for the combat readiness and training of the Combat Air Forces (CAF). ACC/A3T provides the operational expertise required to meet current and future needs of the CAF. The organization develops, coordinates and publishes command guidance for all aspects of CAF fighter aircrew training.
Advise Chief, Flight Operations Division (A3T) or Chief, Aerial Events Branch (A3TA) who will in-turn advise Commander Air Combat Command (COMACC) or ACC Director of Operations (A3) (as applicable) on worldwide coordination and scheduling of ACC support for aircraft static displays, weapons capabilities demonstrations, aerial reviews, aerial demonstrations, and flyovers, IAW AFI 11-209, Aerial Event Policy and Procedures, to include the integration of Heritage Flight (HF) support. Contractor may be called upon to brief above parties.
Assist in the planning and execution phases of the annual Heritage Flight Training Course (HFTC). Planning will entail coordination with military, airshow civilian point of contacts, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) personnel for ground training courseware preparation, logistical support coordination, and operational support during the flight-training phase of the course.
Assist with all aspects of planning, coordination, and execution of the ACC Single Ship Demonstration Team and USAFHFP airshow season schedule. Planning will require interfacing with the Secretary of the Air Force, HQ ACC senior leadership, Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation (AFHFF), airshow organizers, and other applicable entities as required.
Plan, coordinate, and attend air show conferences, such as the International Council of Airshows Convention (ICAS). Contractor(s) attending shall be required to draft and provide briefings to civilian and military aerial events coordinators on procedures for obtaining ACC aerial events support.
Participate in up to two Airshow quality assessments visit per year as scheduled by the COR.
Serve as the HQ ACC Aerial Events Liaison Officer (LNO) with the USAF Thunderbird Aerial Demonstration team. This responsibility includes Interface with the team as well as staffing Thunderbirds requirements within HQ ACC.
Assist the government mission commander representative (Drago 2) with the overall planning and execution of ACT duties to include ACC tasked events such as NCR flyovers, State Funeral Support Plan (SFSP), and any other events required per US Air Force directives. At no time will the contractor be, or take on the role of, the mission commander. Specific duties for each team member are as follows:
Drago 1: Responsible for planning and coordinating with the FAA and applicable event organizer the execution of the designated event. Contractor shall provide on-site event coordination with event organizer to include establishing the flyover time over target (TOT).
Drago 3: Responsible for LNO duties with ATC at a designated FAA facility. Contractor personnel shall ensure the controlling agency has the correct pertinent information relating to the flyover. This includes number of aircraft, TOT, exiting routing, etc. ATC personnel will provide the required inflight information to the pilot in order to successfully execute the flyover.
Drago 4: When determined required by the Government, contractor personnel shall travel to the aircraft- launching base and provide a pre-departure brief to the aircrew.
SFSP LNO: Upon execution of the Air Force SFSP, contractor personnel may be called to perform LNO
duties at the Air Force District of Washington operation center.
Assist with additional Flight Operations Division taskings, such as updating or reviewing publication guidance for ACC and higher HQ approval and performing administrative action officer duties.
Assist in the coordination of public affairs media and US Air Force recruiting support for ACC Single-Ship demonstration teams at Air Force open houses and civilian airshows. Support includes interaction with Air Force Recruiting agencies, ACC Public Affairs, communication/recruiting support letters to airshow directors, school
visits and media interviews coordination, and marketing material for Demo teams.
Assist in the oversight development, implementation, and execution of ACC Single-Ship demo Team flight profiles. This requirement includes actions such as review of general demo flight parameters, demo pilot’s grade sheets, HF formation references, and demonstration performance ground video for trend analysis IAW AFI 11-246
Vol 1, Air Force Aircraft Demonstrations.
Assist in preparing Aerial Events products for publication such as the A3T dashboard, ACC Aerial Events public web site, ACC Aerial Events SharePoint site, and weekly A3 staff meeting presentations. Input airshow, F/O and ACT data into Aerial Events database, review Single-Ship demonstration team airshow critiques for trend analysis.
Assist in the tracking, monitoring and analysis of Heritage Flights flown for air shows, parades, and other events. Provide results to Flight Operations Division and Aerial Events Branch leadership as directed.
Required Secret clearance.
Required a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree is desired preferably in an operational/organizational analysis, organizational/executive leadership, management, business, aeronautics, or program management field.
Required five years of demonstrated relevant experience. (e.g. flight operations scheduling, aircrew resource management, command and control, or previous aerial events scheduling) of which one year must consist of staff experience on a headquarters level staff (Numbered Air Force/MAJCOM/Air/Joint Staff).
Required one FTE must be a rated Air Force pilot with at least 500 flying hours tactical experience (fighter or bomber MDS background) as defined by AFI 11-209 Remotely piloted aircraft pilots do not qualify under this requirement.
Required one FTE must have graduated from an Air Force pilot or navigator training course with at least
500 flying hours. Remotely piloted aircraft pilots do not qualify under this requirement.
Required two FTEs must have either AF rated qualifications or at least five years of experience as stated in paragraph 220.127.116.11 at the wing or higher level, of which one year must consist of staff experience on a headquarters level staff (Numbered Air Force/MAJCOM/Air/Joint Staff).
External Company Name: B3H Corporation
External Company URL: http://www.b3h.com/