Flying across the world at the controls of some of the most sophisticated aircraft in existence, is, for many, a dream job. But the road to a pilot career is not an easy one, with many hurdles to be overcome. Here are some top tips to get you started
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For many pilots, flying for the airlines is the ultimate dream – so if you’ve asked the question ‘How do I become a commercial pilot?’ Elinor Evans shares a few answers to start you on the road to your career…
Dan Binstead’s interest in flight training started in an unusual place – a car boot sale. There he stumbled across a copy of Flight Sim, a computer game which … Continued
Changing Pilot Careers Live London from a one-day event to two, because of the sheer numbers of visitors, worked at this year’s show on 2-3 November. The total number of … Continued
The number of people choosing to enter into pilot training is at a five-year low and you can understand why – the perception that pilot training ‘needs to cost’ £120,000 … Continued
David Montenegro, the leader of the Red Arrows sat down with The Red Bulletin to talk about why, with just metres separating you in the air, faith in your fellow pilots is absolutely key
The huge numbers of pilots predicted by Boeing and Airbus to be needed by 2035 have been shared far and wide, with many outlets proclaiming that now is ‘a great time to become a pilot’ – but what’s the truth behind the pilot shortage?