What's the most beautiful kind of flying (for a job, of course)?
in your opinion. Please explain why.
Asked By: Eagle Eye - 5/15/2008
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Being a union pilot for a major airline. And a captain, not co-pilot. Even then it is not secure, especially today. Delta used to advertise when recruiting it never laid off. These days nothing is secure. Delta lays off and so does everyone else except maybe Southwest. Fuel is sky high. That is the big problem. Most... More
Answered By: Mark H - 5/15/2008
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As an international executive pilot my flying took me to fifty one countries on six of the seven continents and all fifty states. More cities, towns and villages than I can possibly count. In forty years I flew 72 aircraft types in every category but baloons. It was all beautiful and I could never say which was the... More
Answered By: John B - 5/15/2008
I would say a bush pilot for charter because you fly thru the beautiful back country, but international would be occasionally good.
Answered By: northfielder24: The Napster - 5/15/2008
They are all wrong, the most beautiful kind of flying is the free, flight the plane anywhere you want kind. Flying cross country US is a beautiful thing, seeing the whole country change....
Answered By: paul b - 5/15/2008
Flying to a vacation destination - $750 Flying on a small plane you rent from the FBO - $100 Getting paid to fly a plane - priceless. There's nothing better than getting paid for flying. Any kind of airplane, any destination. A commercial certificate - accepted at more places around the world...
Answered By: Thom - 5/15/2008
Flying at 300 ft AGL in the mountains of Alaska in a C-130 formation. Nothing beats it.
Answered By: Christopher K - 5/15/2008
Flying fighters is the best job, and the best flying one can have. You get PAID to fly the most high-performance aircraft around, and travel-it doesn't suck.
Answered By: jim - 5/15/2008
The dream of being a pilot has occupied the imaginations of boys and girls and young adults for generations. The romance of air travel although greatly diminished over time still has a strong hold on aviation enthusiasts. Like any job, after a while it's just a job. I'm not saying that there aren't commercial pilots... More
Answered By: ericbryce2 - 5/15/2008
Flying helicopters (police helicopters) MD500E and Euro350. Flying at tree top level searching for bank robbers(yahoo flickr has some nice pic's under dekalb police) finding lost children, chasing speeders and car thiefs, being able to land just about anywhere (parking lot of a bank to stop a robbery in progress) It's... More
Answered By: goldendragon346 - 5/16/2008
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