Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for a First Officer (Aircraft) is £58,204
What Do First Officer (Aircraft)s Do?
In commercial aviation, most airlines and many freight companies will have two persons in the cockpit of flights, due either to company policy or mandates of aviation authorities. While the pilot or pilot-in-command is responsible for the flight, the "first officer" is his/her second-in-command who assists the pilot in in various capacities throughout the flight.
Prior to takeoff, the first officer assists in conducting all safety checks and instrument checks. If manual logs are kept, the …Read more