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When considering entering or switching employment industries, it is important to assess a job position’s salary. As someone interested in beginning a piloting career, have you ever wondered, “How many hours do pilots work in a week or month?” Both compensation and the work put into your paychecks are valid considerations in the piloting industry. In the content below, we discuss what is a pilot’s average salary, exploring starting salaries and average hours worked.
Private Pilot Salary
As private pilots either fly planes for private customers or taxi corporate executives nationwide, they can take many different job opportunities. Typically, private pilots wo... read more
Making the commitment to enroll in an aviation school is a decision that can lead to great, unexpected adventures. As you decide which aviation school to attend and compare the various programs, you may have a hard time selecting the right one. Which program offers the best benefits? Should you choose a local facility? We hope to guide your decision-making process. Below, we discuss the benefits of learning to fly at a local or domestic aviation facility.
1. Accelerated Training Programs
Aviation schooling requires the commitment to learning. Through various programs, schools wish to help read more
As a commercial pilot, you need a specific knowledge base and set of skills. Aside from what you learn through your pilot training, there are a few other skills that are helpful for a commercial pilot. Even though they may sound like character traits that you are either born with or without, it’s important to remember that anyone can improve in them. They are just as much skills as being able to read or draw—some people have more of a natural ability, but with time and practice, anyone can excel.
Keeping Calm Under Pressure
This skill is hugely important for pilots. While you hope that you never encounter emergency situations while in the air, you cannot guarant... read more
So, you’re thinking about getting a commercial pilot’s license. Fantastic! Flying is incredibly freeing and it’s easy to love going to work every day when you get to travel. Commercial pilots’ licenses are the base requirement for almost all piloting jobs, including airline pilots, cargo pilots, traffic reporting, agricultural pilots, and more. Once you’ve decided to get your commercial pilot’s license, you have another choice: accelerated training or traditional training.
Accelerated commercial pilot training is, as the name suggests, much faster than traditional programs. Accelerated programs are, on average, between 30 and 60 days. Because of... read more
Flying is a fast and reliable way to travel. But, being stuck in business class again can get tiring after a while. Fortunately, you have a great alternative: private plane charters. Private planes are not just for the rich, famous, or television characters anymore. You can book one for your next trip and enjoy the luxury—and extra leg room.
Know Your Options
When you are looking into private plane charters, the first step is to understand your options. Once you know where you are flying, you can use online booking systems to see what flights are departing and returning at the times you want. But on top of just comparing prices—which you would do when using a s... read more