An Airline Pilot is a pilot that works for an airline to transport cargo and passengers on flights both foreign and domestic. An Airline Pilot can fly for either commercial, business, or leisure purposes. Typically, flights will consist of two Airline Pilots controlling the aircraft, with one being the captain and the other being the supporting co-pilot.
Airline Pilots are responsible for the safety of their vessel, cargo, and passengers. They must operate navigational devices while flying as well as communicating effectively with crew members. As such, an Airline Pilot must possess a strong combination of technical and interpersonal skills.
Airline Pilot responsibilities may include:
Airline Pilots are expected to keep a level head while providing safe passage for their aircraft. In order to effectively provide a safe and pleasant experience, a skilled Airline Pilot will:
Aircraft Pilots are highly qualified individuals who can expect to go through specialized training in order to fly commercially. First, you must obtain a Private Pilot Certificate, which will teach you the basics of flight. Then, you must earn an FAA certification in order to fly commercially. In addition to an FAA certification, a minimum of 2,500 logged hours flying will be required.
Instrument and Multi Engine rating tests can be taken to further demonstrate proficiency. Having a Bachelor’s Degree as well will help land you a job.
Aircraft Pilots are also subject to strict physical and psychological guidelines and can expect to undergo evaluations at least once a year.START INTERVIEW NOW START INTERVIEW NOW
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