What is the best possible civilian employment shortcut to get a pilots license and build flight time?
I was thinking of trying to get a technology job or support position with a smaller cargo or aviation company that could help me become a pilot by allowing me to build flight hours. I would guess many of the pilots that work for these companies are certified flight instructors anyway. This way I could potentially have a job and get some help on the pilot licensing side. Any suggests or ideas? My home state is Florida and I can also apply in the New York area.
Asked By: - 9/30/2011
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Would YOU want to fly behind a pilot who took shortcuts to get where he is? There are no shortcuts to obtaining a pilot's license, or to a job flying airplanes. Either put in the time and complete the training or find another career.
Answered By: JetDoc - 10/1/2011
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So you want to work in the office and then get the guys that did it the hard way to train you so you can move into their jobs one day. Right... More
Answered By: Warbird Pilot - 9/30/2011
It doesn't quite work that way. There's only two employers I can think of who will partially train and hire you for a first officer position. That's Gulfstream Academy or Gulfstream Airlines and then there is a company in Miami who is partnered with American Eagle who will do this. Basically you have to have a... More
Answered By: vdubya2004 - 9/30/2011
Sorry you pays your money and do it just like every other person!
Answered By: Black Knight - 9/30/2011
Definitely not wise to try and take shortcuts. You can work a civilian job in the meantime while you are taking your helicopter training. If you complete your training, you may be able to become a flight instructor yourself which is one way to quickly build up hours.
Answered By: Ginger LaBeouf - 9/30/2011
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