How does a felony convection affect my ability to get a job in aviation?
I was just recently convected of 3 counts of Breaking an Entering. Now there are 3 felonlys on my record. I am planing on continuing my training to become a commerical pilot. Are the airlines out of the question? If so what other jobs could be avialable in this aviation world. Corprate, flight instructor... ect
Asked By: zookie6554 - 5/27/2007
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As fas as the FAA is concerned, you may be eligible, if you can get by the "good moral character" clause in the regs for an ATP... More
Answered By: cherokeeflyer - 5/27/2007
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Would you like fries with that?
Answered By: Lulabell - 5/27/2007
It is not necessarily fatal, but one thing you will need to check on is whether it will affect issuance of an FAA medical certificate. Contact an FAA medical examiner to see.
Answered By: rhsaunders - 5/27/2007
You could become a commercial pilot, but it would be easier for you to become one abroad.... more money. Initially you could become an instructor to gain hours, but eventually a commercial pilot won't be that difficult. And, no it will not affect your FAA medical certificate!
Answered By: groverraj - 5/27/2007
Answered By: smthbrothrj - 5/27/2007
That's very sad. You could probably be a flight instructor since small FBOs may not do background checks. Good luck. Maybe someday you can get a pardon and have the record expunged.
Answered By: Joe - 5/27/2007
If you keep breaking into houses you won't have enuf time to learn to fly, except as a jail bird. My spelling is as bad as yours also
Answered By: liam d - 5/27/2007
Seems that you should have gotten a job instead of stealin other people's s*it... More
Answered By: RGTIII - 5/27/2007
Here’s the on B.S answer. Can you be a convicted felon and hold a FAA certificate? Answer YES you can however on the FAA application it states you have to wait 12-months for the date of conviction to apply. You conviction has nothing to do with your medical certificate... More
Answered By: stacheair - 5/27/2007
Unfortunatly, becoming a pilot is one of the most subjective careers in the world. The background check can be failed on many airlines if you have a single DUI on your record... A felony all but completely eliminates your chances... You could still be a flight instructor, but you would have to do in independently as... More
Answered By: ALOPILOT - 5/27/2007
No one should be able to carry a license to fly or drive if they can't write properly at an 8th grade level.
Answered By: BitburgerPilsMan - 5/27/2007
Don’t listen to the jerks responding to your question about how they hope you don’t pass, “would you like fries with that”, or the 7-11 thing. I don’t know to much about become a pilot but I just wanted to let you know that you deserve more respect than these jerks if you’re trying to change.
Answered By: Jesse - 5/28/2007
own ur own plane, start ur own business but gosh, it takes money..pray? Find an angel! but keep ur dream. It's cool up there.
Answered By: Yamadog - 5/30/2007
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