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Aeronautical Analyst

United States Intelligence Community

October 25, 2007

Aeronautical Analysts collect, analyze, and evaluate aeronautical data from worldwide data and imagery sources. They convert that data into digital and graphic formats for use in supporting all phases of flight operations. Individuals use their knowledge of all phases of flight including planning, en route, and terminal. In addition, Aeronautical Analysts use computer systems and specialized software to maintain specialized databases and extract aeronautical information from imagery to support a wide variety of products. These analysts work cooperatively with their counterparts in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Ocean Service (NOS), and many foreign aeronautical offices to provide timely, accurate data and products.

Skills and Knowledge Required

Aeronautical Analysts typically possess general knowledge of engineering and technology, physics, mathematics, English language, administration and management, and design. More specific knowledge areas include aeronautical science, cultural area studies, cartography, computer science, earth science, geography, intelligence analysis, international affairs, and intelligence collection. General skill areas include mathematics, science, active learning, technology design, reading comprehension, quality control analysis, critical thinking, operations analysis, coordination, and writing. Specific skills include production problem solving, data and statistical analysis, predictive intelligence judgments, imagery analysis and exploitation, and scanning and digitizing. For a complete description of skill and knowledge requirements, please review the job vacancy announcements posted on Community members’ websites.


Education, Licenses, and Certifications Required

Intelligence Community agencies typically prefer applicants for Aeronautical Analyst positions to have at least a Bachelor’s degree. Aeronautical Analysts often have backgrounds as military or civilian pilots, navigators, and air traffic controllers.


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