How long does it take to become a commercial pilot?
To become a commercial pilot, you have to fly a minimum of 150 hours in an actual airplane. So depending on the weather condition in the vicinity of the flight school and your potential, it will take less than a year to get your commercial pilot license.
How many hours to get a commercial pilot license?
Depending on your country’s Civil Aviation Authority regulations, you have to log somewhere between 150 to 250 hours in actual flight to get a commercial pilot license.
What is a Private Pilot License?
Before you get your commercial pilot license, you have to obtain a private pilot license.
To obtain a private pilot license, you have to fly a minimum of 40 hours, and it is the first step to becoming a commercial pilot.
When can I start my training once I enroll?
Local students can start their flight training after they enroll. A student only has to wait for the immediate next batch to begin to create their ground schooling.
International students have to arrive in the country, complete enrollment processing and wait for the next batch to join the ground classes.
Is there a job guarantee once I finish my training?
Most flight schools do not offer any job guarantee once you finish flight training.
Some flight schools prefer to hire their students as flight instructors once they are done with the training and fulfill all the requirements to become flight instructors.
Our institute is working on a program to guide students and ensure their first commercial pilot job in charter companies.
Do I have to pay the money for a full course at once?
NO, most flight training institutes offer payment in installments depending on your course fee package.
Similarly, many flight school receives payment in a “pay as you fly” approach.
Can I take a vacation in between my course?
YES, most flight schools offer accelerated flight training to allow students to finish their flight training in the shortest time.
However, as a student pilot, if you want to pause your flight training for many reasons, you can request the flight school.
What age can you start flying lessons?
You can start flying lessons at any age, but you can only obtain a private pilot license for powered aircraft at 17.
To obtain a commercial pilot license, you will have to be at least 18 years old.
Do I need science to become a commercial pilot?
The answer is yes and no. You need to know a few basic sciences to become a commercial pilot.
But knowing physics, chemistry, or biology is not necessary to become a pilot.
During the ground schooling of your flight training program, we will teach you all the basics required for being a safe pilot.
Do I need mathematics to become a pilot?
You have to know only the basic calculations to become a pilot.
However, it will be helpful for you if you are fast with numbers and simple addition and subtraction.
How to become a pilot after 12th or high school?
After completing your 12th grade or high school education, you can apply for a good flight school and start your flight training.
Can a commerce student apply to become a pilot?
A commerce student can apply to become a pilot. To become a pilot, you need to learn how to fly an airplane and how an aircraft works.
All the important lessons required to know to become a pilot will be taught during the ground classes of your flight training.
Where will I train to become a pilot?
The flight schools are always located within the general aviation area of an airport.
So you as a trainee pilot will have access to the airport’s general aviation and use the runway for taking off with your training aircraft.
What kind of airplane will I train to become a pilot?
Recently most flight schools prefer to use Diamond aircraft for training purposes.
Is it dangerous to become a pilot?
Every occupation has some risks associated with the job. On the contrary, compared to the many other professions being an airline pilot is one of the safest and luxurious jobs.
How often do you hear about an airplane crash compared to a road accident?
What career options for pilots once I get my commercial pilot license?
Most aspiring student pilots dream is to work in any significant airline.
Apart from being an airline pilot, many other pilot jobs are available. After one finishes their commercial pilot training, they can apply for jobs to become:
- Corporate Pilot
- Air Charter Pilot
- Flight Instructor Pilot
- Crop Dusting Pilot
- Bush Pilot
- Cargo Pilot
- Ferry Pilot