United Military
Pilot Program
At United, we value United States Armed Forces members and military pilots, and we want you on our team. The United Military Pilot Program establishes a pathway for active-duty military pilots to become United First Officers.
Military wings are your credential.
No flight-hour minimums or ATP certificate are required to apply.
Whether you're approaching the end of your flying career or just starting to explore options for your post-military journey, we can help plan for your future before the end of your active service. Successful program candidates will receive a United conditional job offer (CJO).
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We are looking for talented pilot candidates who are:
Currently serving on active duty and full-time active-duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States, including active reserves currently serving as TAR, FTS, or AGR. 
Flying as a pilot of manned aircraft
More than six months away from their date of availability to start full-time with United, and minimum six months from separation date
Why United?
United values your airmanship, leadership and citizenship. There are many factors to consider when making the next step in your career – including choice of bases, aircraft and network. Foremost among these factors is culture and a shared sense of mission. Joining United will be a natural fit.

For more details about what United has to offer our First Officer candidates, click here.

To stay plugged into the United culture, follow #BeingUnited on social media channels and check out our United 4 Veterans business resource group.
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Ready to apply?
Start your journey with the United Military Pilot Program

Need another pilot path? If you do not currently meet the above requirements but are still interested in becoming a United pilot, please see other paths to the United flight deck.

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You can also email us with questions or comments at militarypilots@united.com