Officer Flight Pay


Officer Flight Pay

Commissioned officers and warrant officers who are on flying status receive monthly flight pay, known as Aviation Career Incentive Pay.

The amount of pay received is based upon years of aviation service, not years of military service.
Years of Aviation Service Monthly Flight Pay
Less than 2 $125
More than 2 $156
More than 3 $188
More than 4 $206
More than 6 $650
More than 14 $840
More than 22 $585
More than 23 $495
More than 24 $385
More than 25 $250

Special Rules.

These officers must have:
  • 8 years of operational flying duty as of their 12th year of aviation service in order to receive continuous flight pay through 18 years of service.
  • 10 years of operational flying duty as of their 18 year of aviation service in order to receive continuous flight pay through 22 years of service.
  • 12 years of operational flying duty as of their 18th year of aviation service in order to receive continuous flight pay through 25 years of service.