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
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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
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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
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