Pilot Career Advice

Very Light Jets: An Overview for Pilots

Published: 02-28-2007
NBAA defines Very Light Jets as "Jet aircraft weighing 10,000 pounds or less maximum certificated takeoff weight and certificated for single pilot operations.

Pilot E-Logbook

Published: 12-29-2006
Lots of options exist for pilots to keep track of their time flying planes, but *free* is always good.

The Infamous Airline Interview

Published: 12-06-2006

I walked into the interview with a great deal of confidence and  enthusiasm. Flying airplanes was my one true passion in this life. This was my big chance to merge my occupation with my love. I would become an airline pilot.

"So you want to be an airline pilot?" the interviewer inquired.

"Yes, sir, more than anything else I have ever wanted," I replied,  realizing I sounded like an anxious adolescent.

Military Flight Time Conversion

Published: 12-02-2006
Use this Excel spreadsheet to help make flight time conversion easy.

Pre-Interview Checklist

Published: 12-02-2006
Use this PDF document to help guide you as your important interview date approaches.

Pilot Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Published: 10-31-2006
Avoid making these all too common mistakes on your pilot resume.

Pilot Pay Comparison

Published: 10-25-2006
This comparison looks at the hourly wage and monthly hours of service (time at work) between a typical 9 to 5 job and an Airline Pilot.

Avoid These 11 Common Business Writing Mistakes

Published: 08-20-2006
Here is a quick list of a few mistakes in business writing that make you look unprofessional.

Flight Crew Leasing Companies

Published: 08-20-2006
If the listing requires a JAA or JAR ATPL (a European ATP), consider that converting your FAA certificate to JAA/JAR will be necessary.

Cover Letter Do's and Don'ts

Published: 07-26-2006
Here is a short list of items to think about when finishing up that all-important cover letter to your favorite airline. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Make yours count.

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