Dear Sharvi, Greeting's for the day!!! Being a pilot is one of the finest, toughest and best careers across the globe. Many people are uncertain about the procedure to become an airline pilot and about the various career options as a pilot. Pilots are highly trained and skilled professionals. They can fly various aircraft and helicopters. Flying does not require much physical effort but the mental stress of being responsible for a safe flight of an aircraft full of passengers in all kinds of weather can be demanding. Before take-off the pilot must prepare a flight plan, study the weather, ma

Dear Mr. Vivek, Greeting's for the day!!! Being a pilot is one of the finest, toughest and best careers across the globe. Many people are uncertain about the procedure to become an airline pilot and about the various career options as a pilot. Pilots are highly trained and skilled professionals. They can fly various aircraft and helicopters. Flying does not require much physical effort but the mental stress of being responsible for a safe flight of an aircraft full of passengers in all kinds of weather can be demanding. Before take-off the pilot must prepare a flight plan, study the weather,

The typical day of an Airline Pilot can be extremely hectic - working for 15 hours, or very comfortable - not working more than 3-4 hours. It's one job that depends on day to day activities. In general we can talk about the kind of activities they get involved every day. So, it’s a duty to keep an eye on the activity which is usually decided earlier. And moreover, the pilots, work based on the schedule of the airline, the layout of the flights his provided at the beginning of every month, therefore, duty demands its own duration to which pilot needs to deliver the work. But, before knowi

There are many types of certificate programs that you can attend to have good job as an airline pilot, like commercial pilot, night flyer, hobby flyer, ground classes, flight radio telephone operator, student pilot and many more. As you have mentioned your desire to become an airline pilot, you need to get a commercial pilot license. This is known as CPL license, and to get this license you should undergo a pilot training and pass a government approved written and practical exam conducted by DGCA Government of India. To get this CPL license, you should enroll in a pilot training institute and

Hi,   The career options for Aerospace and Aviation field are plenty in India as well as abroad. Aerospace engineers develop new technologies for use in aviation, defense systems and space exploration, office specializing in areas like structural design, navigation and control, instrumentation and communication or production methods. They also may specialize in a particular type of aerospace product, such as commercial transports, military fighter jets, helicopters , space craft or missiles and rockets, Aerospace engineers may be experts in aerodynamics, t

A  commercial pilot flies aircraft carrying passenger or cargo or both, unlike an air force pilot who flies aircraft defending the country from enemy attack. Flying aircraft is just one of the responsibilities of commercial pilot. They have also to be well versed in meteorology, air navigation an must know the intricacies of the equipment and instrument under their control. Pilot have to plan out flights, timings, refueling , schedules etc. They have to take safeguard against all eventualities such as adverse weather , loss of contact with air traffic control, sudden mechanical snags etc.

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Job Duties of a pilot are to: Inspect aircraft prior to flights to ensure that the equipment is functioning right. Check baggage/cargo for proper loading and review data such as load weights/ fuel supplies/weather conditions, and flight schedules to determine flight plans. Select routes, heights, and speeds that provide the safest, and smoothest flights and to calculate the speed required to become airborne. Monitor engine operation, fuel consumption, plan flights and prepare flight assessment reports. Handle critical situations like poor visibility and to check the flight performance of new

1 answer Surabhi Dewra in Airline Pilot category

You have not provided adequate details of your educational background. Well, it seems you are confused a career option between management and commercial pilot. I assume that you know eligibility for doing MBA and commercial pilot. Both are very different discipline and hence have eligibility criteria. I would recommend you to first go through the eligibility criteria and self-assess. If you are eligible for both, then you need to assess your aptitude, interest and personality. Commercial pilot requires very high cognitive capabilities. . I would recommend you to first go through the eligibilit

Dear Aspirant, Commercial Pilot and MBA both have career scope. Do not compare. The best way to decide your career is to attempt the Ideal Career Test from CareerGuide. This is a psychometric test which is scientifically designed and it will judge your aptitude, inter personal abilities and interests. The report gets generated instantly. You can then talk to me over phone. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Airline Pilot category

After 12 PCM you can take Pilot Training from an institute recognised by DGCA. After the completion of the course and successful passing of the exam, you can get a license for commercial pilot. As you have mentioned your desire to become an airline pilot, you need to get a commercial pilot license. This is known as CPL license, and to get this license you should undergo a pilot training and pass a government approved written and practical exam conducted by DGCA Government of India. To get this CPL license, you should enroll in a pilot training institute and these institutes in India are recogn

To become a Commercial Pilot in India, you have to complete 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with more than 50%. Then you can apply for Commercial Pilot Training in a recognized training center and then after the prescribed hours of flying is done, you can apply for Commercial pilot License.  As you have mentioned your desire to become an airline pilot, you need to get a commercial pilot license. This is known as CPL license, and to get this license you should undergo a pilot training and pass a government approved written and practical exam conducted by DGCA Government o

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To become a Commercial Pilot in India,  you need to pass 12th with Science (Physics, chemistry and Mathematics) with more than 50%. Then you can apply for Commercial Pilot Training in a recognized training center and then after the prescribed hours of flying is done, you can apply for Commercial pilot License.  As you have mentioned your desire to become an airline pilot, you need to get a commercial pilot license. This is known as CPL license, and to get this license you should undergo a pilot training and pass a government approved written and practical exam conducted by DGCA Gover

1 answer Nidhi Arora in Airline Pilot category

To become a pilot you need a bachelor's degree in aircraft operations, aviation, aeronautical engineering, or a related field. But, if you have already done B.tech then why don’t you pursue a course which will add on to your qualification and if you are thinking to shift your field at this stage, its actually not a good option. I would suggest you to stick to your course and do something related to that which will give your exposure. I would recommend you to first go through the eligibility criteria and self-assess. if you want to become pilot then you need to  complete up to two mo

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Hi Anshu, Yes, girls can join Indian Air Force through AFCAT (Air Force Common Admission test) and CDS (Combined Defense Services) exams. Air Force Common Admission test: You can join flying, technical and ground duty branch through this examination. Bachelor's degree in technology with minimum 60% is required from a recognized university for flying and technical branch and for ground duty branch, bachelor's degree in any discipline is required from a recognized university. Age limit for Flying branch should lie between 19-23 years, for technical branch it should be between 18-28 years and

1 answer Vinayendra SENGAR in Airline Pilot category

Sight is a pilot's most important ability, and flying puts it to the test. Pilots face problems such as blind spots, low visibility and areas with few visual references, along with the normal limitations of sight. As the Federal Aviation Administration's "Pilot Vision" explains, beyond a one-degree cone within the 135-degree normal field of vision, sight acuity drops 90 percent. Switching focus can take several seconds. Fully adapting to low light can take up to 45 minutes. Facing such challenges, it's easy to see why the FAA requires good pilot eyesight. Moreover, 'An applicant may be as

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Dear Aspirant, Mr. Stanley has excellently give all the details to become a Commercial Pilot. I would too like to ask you that if you are a BTech why are you moving to Pilot as a career? How did you take this decision? As a Counsellor, I would not like to just tell you about how to become a Pliot, but since I am worried with your decision, I am concerned. Which Engineering have you done? Kindly let me know. I think shifting career seems very easy for you but the industry fact is different. I would suggest you to take the Ideal Career Test from Careerguide.com  This psychometric test

Hi Kapish,   Getting a job easily cannot be said in any industry. And when it is concerned with the Airlines, it is still difficult to say. You need to apply and keep your hopes alive.   Wish you good luck...

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