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Careers

Aviation

Take to the skies and help protect New Zealand's people, assets and allies.

Life in an Aviation role

Challenge yourself every day, realise your true potential, see the world – and make a difference. Amongst the most demanding careers in the Air Force, Aircrew play a truly dynamic role. It takes a real determination to make the grade. But few other careers offer such awesome experiences.

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Push yourself higher

You’ll be amazed at what an Aviation role will demand of you – and also the level of professionalism you’re capable of.

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Benefits and allowances

There are many additional benefits from being in the Navy, that will make your money go further.

For example, on top of your basic salary you can expect 'Military Factor'. This provides you with significant extra financial rewards because of the commitment you've made to serve your country.

Free medical and dental
Access to subsidised equipment on base
Subsidised food on base
Competitive superannuation, up to 4% with KiwiSaver
Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels

Aviation Roles

5 Roles available in the Aviation specialisation across the Airforce

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