Airline pilots must be able to plan flights routes, check their aircraft systems and navigate using instruments. They must also be able to communicate with different airports and air traffic controllers. This job fields on aviation. The basic educational requirement for becoming an airline pilot is to finish high school. However, it’s becoming more common for employers to look for individuals with a college degree. There are several colleges that offer bachelor’s degree programs in aviation or aeronautics in the United States.
Regardless of major, student must complete coursework in physics, aeronautical engineering, mathematics and English. It’s important to enroll in an aviation or aeronautics program that has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). First year salaries range from $25,000 to over $50,000 per year. Pilots who have worked for a company for 10 years could have annual earnings close to $300,000.The benefits pilots receives from this career are free or reduced rate travel. They get reduced rate hotel and car rentals. This job is in demand for people with a college degree, and a commercial pilot license. This is a great profession and it’s for people who are willing to work hard.
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