Flight Operations & Training

Merlin Global Services provides unique, end-to-end flight operational services for both manned and unmanned Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Platforms. We are your one-stop partner to operate, train, test, and deploy any ISR system regardless of size, mission, or geography. Our flight operations service will tailor a solution to fit your needs and provide concept of operations expertise.


Our flight operations service includes:

  • Turn-key Contractor Owned, Contractor Operated (COCO) and Government Owned, Contractor Operated (GOCO) flight operation, maintenance, and logistics services for fixed-wing, rotary-wing, and unmanned platforms

  • Pilot, Sensor Operator, and Air Vehicle Operator support

  • Tailored operational services to special agencies and operators in both domestic and austere, international environments

  • Aircrew training and simulator instructor services

  • Versatile expertise in mission planning, flight scheduling, and operation centers

  • Flight operations support to foreign military sales programs

  • Commercial aerial surveying, mapping, and anomaly detection

  • Courseware and training program development

  • A&AS professional engineering and logistics personnel

Value Proposition

Merlin is your full-service flight operations specialist. We provide concept of operations expertise, and shape requirements and capabilities into executable plans. Our versatile team employs pilots, sensor operators, launch and recovery teams, and flight line personnel at various U.S. and deployed locations.