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how do you become a commercial pilot and do you pick what plane you want like a 747?

because i want to be a commercial pilot and i dont know where i should start and how it works

Asked By: tz7z27v - 3/21/2008
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There is a big difference between being a commercial pilot and being an airline pilot flying a heavy airplane like a 747. Apparently you are interested in an airline career... More
Answered By: aviophage - 3/22/2008
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go to aviation school or the military and learn to fly. when you finish with either you can fly smaller crafts for the private industry and work your way up the ladder with respect to the size of jet you fly. as far as picking which plane, you fly what you are qualified for. embry-riddle is a popular flight school to... More
Answered By: flyinhornets - 3/21/2008
 
You start in the crappy older air craft and over many years of proving you're self and time and ratings building you can get to the left seat of some pretty sweet aircraft, but you will have to pay you're dues.
Answered By: laptopgamingdude - 3/21/2008
 
here's how it works... More
Answered By: Ryan B - 3/21/2008
 
get a masters degree, almost all commercial flight company will hire you as a rookie pilot and train you with salary.
Answered By: rx.shadow - 3/22/2008
 
HI! I would suggest you to opt for an avation school which would take nearly 6-8 months.After which you would get a CPL.After completing min 200 hours of flying you will become a pilot and obtain a PPL[private pilots liscence... More
Answered By: Venkatesh V - 3/22/2008
 
Aviophage has it pretty well dead on... More
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Answered By: Thudley - 3/22/2008
 
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