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How do I become a pilot for a major airline?

I wanted to become a pilot since I was 3 (now I'm almost 14) I want to become a pilot for a major airline company based in america. The one I really want to work for is delta airlines. I had planned to work there as a FO when I'm about 21, but that seems impossible. So what can I do now, at my age to really help me get a job at delta airlines as young as I can be? And delta airlines require at least 1000 hours of flight time with a jet aircraft. But where, how and how much would that cost me to do?

Asked By: - 1/8/2013
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This is from Delta's website... More
Answered By: John Mavrock - 1/8/2013
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Most major airline pilots were once in the air force
Answered By: Tyler - 1/8/2013
 
If you are in the UK then you can forget the based in America bit for yourself though you could possibly work for an American airline as a UK resident... More
Answered By: Timbo is here - 1/8/2013
 
You can contact and airline about a job and they will sign you with no experience. They will train you and everything. However you will have to sign a contract that will say that you will work for them until you are like 55yrs old. But if you want to do it your whole life then its worth doing.
Answered By: -DW- - 1/8/2013
 
From what I've heard it's no easy task. you need to go to flight training school for 4 years, then another 4 years at an aviators academy. And when you take your test you MUST pass the first time, otherwise it'll al go down the tube... More
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Answered By: Chris Christie the fat guy - 1/8/2013
 
You need to be educated to degree level to stand much of a chance... More
Answered By: Fairdo4all - 1/8/2013
 
Don't get a job in America. The pay is apparently shit there and there's too much competition out there. And do some research yourself, you won't make it as a pilot if you're just lazy. You have the whole internet out there where you can find all the answers to your questions. I'm 14 too; I did it. It's not that hard... More
Answered By: Elephant - 1/8/2013
 
Lots of time, dedication, and money. You don't just "become" a major airline pilot, you work up to it over the years.
Answered By: Jay - 1/8/2013
 
you have to wil yourself to basically-suck serious dick! and i mean SUCK
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Answered By: David - 1/10/2013
 
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