What are my chances of becoming a fighter pilot, realistically?
I'm attending Spartan college of aeronautics, I currently have a 3.5 GPA and will graduate and receive a bachelor's degree in aeronautical science. I possess my private pilot's license currently, and should receive commercial before I graduate. Am I going the right way to become a fighter pilot? Or am I better off in an ROTC program? Which branch is hiring the most fighter pilots currently? Thanks in advance for all the advice.
Asked By: k r - 3/13/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Well, my brother is currently enrolled at Embry Riddle here in Daytona Beach, he's doing a master degree on aeronautical science, i think it is, and currently serving in the AF ROTC program, one of the things you should know is that, not everybody gets to be a fighter pilot, you get to pick in order, that's why a lot... More
Answered By: jaime_diaz50 - 3/13/2009
Additional Answers (5)
First off, the military doesn't "Hire" pilots. They are recruited. Secondly, you should talk to Air Force, Navy and Marine recruiters. All 3 have fighters and they can answer your questions better than anyone here can.
Answered By: DoubleL - 3/13/2009
If you really want to be a fighter pilot than your best chance would be in the Air force. The Navy would be your second best choice. It depends how far along you already are in college, but if you are really set on becoming a pilot, than ROTC is probably not the best choice. When commissioning through ROTC you get... More
Answered By: Christopher B - 3/13/2009
i hope you have the correct vision
Answered By: Michael - 3/13/2009
Which branch is your best choice, or is most suited to you, is only something you can decide... More
Answered By: Stranggore - 3/13/2009
If they offer AFROTC, then it will help alot... More
Answered By: mark32541 - 3/13/2009
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Free for Job Listers and Job Seekers!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.