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Rank Structure
Our pilots progress through 8 ranks as they accumulate flying hours. The current ranking structure is listed below:


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Regional First Officer
0 - 10 Hours
BEH, DH1, DH3, DH4, CRJ, CRA
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Regional Captain
10 - 20 Hours
BEH, DH1, DH3, DH4, CRJ, CRA
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Narrow-body First Officer
20 - 40 Hours
+ E75, E90, 319, 320, 321
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Narrow-body Captain
40 - 65 Hours
+ E75, E90, 319, 320, 321
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Wide-body Relief Pilot
65 - 120 Hours
+ 763, 333, 788, 789, 77L, 77W
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Wide-body First Officer
120 - 300 Hours
+ 763, 333, 788, 789, 77L, 77W
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Wide-body Captain
300 - 800 Hours
+ 763, 333, 788, 789, 77L, 77W
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Senior Captain
800 + Hours
+ 763, 333, 788, 789, 77L, 77W


Service Pins and Awards
All VAC pilots have the opportunity to earn the following awards, based on their conduct and/or performance as a pilot:
Service Pins