Sunday, December 28, 2008

Looking To Become a Pilot?

Looking to become a pilot? No doubts, this is a jobs that require travel.

Navigating above the towns and fields to see our world in a way that few experience, can only be understood by those who have done it.

That’s why flying can become an exciting part of your life. Below are some guides to help make your dreams a reality.

The requirements for being issued a private pilot license are governed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

To get a private pilot’s license for this jobs that require travel, you must:

1. be at least 17 years old
2. pass the FAA Private Pilot Airmen Knowledge written test
3. pass a FAA Private Pilot flight exam
4. have a current FAA third-class medical certificate
5. log at least 40 hours of flight - the amount of flight time necessary to achieve your license is, in part, a function of how often you fly
6. have at least 20 hours of flight with a trainer
7. have at least 10 hours of solo flight

Must Keep Your License Current
This jobs that require travel need you to fly at least 50 hours every year to maintain your skills.

In general, in order to keep your license current, so that you can operate an airplane as pilot in command, the FAA requires that you complete a Biennial Flight Review (BFR) with a certified flight trainer every two years.

This review requires a minimum of 1 hour of ground instruction and 1 hour of flight instruction to review flight maneuvers and emergency procedures.

Requirement to carry passengers
- Have completed at least three takeoffs and three landings as the sole manipulator of the flight controls in an aircraft of the same category and class within the preceding 90 days.

- To fly at night (one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise), you must have completed, within the preceding 90 days, at least three takeoffs and three landings to a full stop at night in the category and class of aircraft to be used.

Example of the advertisement for:
Corporate Pilot


• Perform necessary preparations for flights utilizing co-captain/co-pilot
• Ensures aircraft is properly supplied
• Ensures flight log, aircraft and engine logs are properly completed for each leg
• Ensures preflight/post flight duties are performed
• Files Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plans
• Revises navigation, approach charts and electronic data, ensuring they are onboard the aircraft
• Cleans aircraft interiors as needed
• Keeps current on technical data, FAR’s, advisory circulars and Airmen’s Information Manual (AIM’s)
• Maintains required medical certificate and licenses

• Commercial license with instrument and airplane multi-engine land ratings and Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) written exam passed.
• First Class Airman Medical – FAA Class 1 Examination Required

Physical test will include all items included on a FAA Class 1 Examination and may also include the following:

• Chest X ray
• Flexible sigmoidoscopy
• Audigram
• Blood test
• Urine drug screen
• Stress electrocardiogram
• Inoculations required for international travel
• Any test required by company insurance

Previous international flight experience may also require. Example:

Flight Experience (minimum):

• 1,000 hours multi-engine.
• 2,000 hours PIC.
• 200 hours turbine equipment.
• Recent flight experience as per- Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) 61.57.
• Type rating or factory school as required.

Where to Enroll your Aviation Courses?

The Santa Rosa Junior College ( has excellent courses in the area of Aviation, Geography and Meteorology. It’s really affordable and highly recommended for students looking to become a pilot.

Jobs that require travel links:

1. Useful link for Pilot Written Exam Preparation -
2. 7 Ways To Fund Your Flying At Low or No Cost!

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