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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.

Access to your Service marae or tūrangawaewae

Sponsored tertiary study programmes at all levels

Free access to gyms and swimming pools on camp and bases

Opportunities to travel

Free and subsidised medical and dental care

Subsidised food and accomodation on camps and bases

Free and subsidised insurance cover

Help to buy a home and save for retirement

Aviation Roles

6 Roles available in the Aviation specialisation across the Airforce

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