How to become a Pilot?
With the sudden rise in the number of airlines, pilot is one of the most lucrative job offers one can have. With a handsome salary, person gets to see the world with of course the money of the airlines. One gets to stay in 5 star hotels. The excitement of being a pilot is all together a different experience. So what all does it takes to be a commercial pilot in today’s date.
Passed in class 12th with PHYSICS and MATHS as the main subjects.
STEP 1: Enroll into a Flying Club
STEP 2: The Flying school conducts tests and on clearing theses exams one is awarded SPL (Student’s Pilot License) and FRTOL(R) i.e. Flight Radio Telephony Operators License.
STEP 3: After completing 50 hours of flying, one is eligible to give 5 exams conducted by the DGCA (Directorate General Of Civil Aviation). It is a must to clear these exams and they can be categorized as:
2) AIR REGULATIONS
4) TECHNICAL GENERAL
5) TECHNICAL SPECIFIC
These exams are conducted limited times in a year.
One also gets eligible to appear for the exam conducted by the Ministry of Communication which is known as WPC WING.
STEP 4: Complete the remaining hours of flying i.e., 200 hours (total) on single engine and another 25 hours on multi engine. (The number of hours may vary but it should not be less than 200 hours)
One this is complete, the person is given CPL (Commercial Pilot’s License) and he is now authorized to fly for any airlines
NO AGE LIMIT
Well the whole procedure on an average takes about 1.5 to 2 years.
Average cost = 18 to 20 lakhs.
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