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Posted April 13, 2015 by

How Can You Become a Commercial Pilot?

Portrait of a commercial airplane pilot smiling

Portrait of a commercial airplane pilot smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Commercial pilots are licensed professionals who fly airplanes. They will often work for companies who take aerial photos or give aerial tours. They may also fly an aircraft charter for a single person or organization. Commercial pilots can also work for airlines transporting passengers and cargo on a specified schedule. Commercial pilots are required to have a high school diploma while most airline pilots need a bachelor degree. According to the bureau of labor statistics, the majority of commercial pilots earn $98,000 a year. (more…)

Posted January 27, 2015 by

Is Flight School a Good Idea?

Young pilot student in her uniform flying light craft plane in the sky

Young pilot student in her uniform flying light craft plane in the sky. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The truth is that while college is meant to prepare you for a job in your field, many people graduate feeling lost. They enter a job market that may be drastically different from what they expected when they started, they find themselves in debt, and their prospects are all for entry level jobs that are seeking people with more experience than they have. When you have graduated and are feeling lost, flight school may be the unlikely answer that you have been looking for. (more…)