General Aviation Careers
Learn about the wide variety of aviation and pilot careers available today. Our authors sound off on commercial and general aviation jobs, and how to make the most of your skills.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Airline Pilots: Coming Up Short
Regional and foreign carriers are worried as industry projects deepening pilot shortage
If you ask the average high-school student today about working as an airline pilot, you might get more questions than answers.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Aerospace Careers Outlook
Top jobs with a promising future
For the first time since the great crash of 2008, we've heard nothing but optimism (though some of it was cautious) during interviews for our annual aerospace careers feature.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Aerosim Flight Academy
The professional flight-training difference
It's not only general aviation that faces a pilot shortage.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Running With The Big Dogs: A Jet Experience
“Flying Like The Pros” shows GA pilots big-cockpit methods and techniques
Don't be in a rush to screw things up!" It's one of many little sayings and memory joggers that 2010 National CFI Of The Year Jeffrey Robert Moss (everyone calls him "MossY") teaches students in his Flying Like The Pros (FLTP) system.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Outside The Cockpit
A look at 10 nonflying careers
Pilots aren't the only people who make a career in aviation and space. Airplanes and spacecraft are designed by engineers, built by factory workers, serviced by mechanics and technicians, and overseen by air traffic (or spacecraft) controllers.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Pilot Careers 2010: A Brave New World
With the industry showing signs of life, preparation and training soon will meet opportunity for prospective pilots
It probably seems extraordinary to be discussing pilot careers at a time when the worst economic turmoil in 60 years has dragged the airline industry to near-collapse and an insatiable media has spotlighted every ugly aspect of the profession.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Dream Makers: Everyday Pilots Reaching For The Sky
When passion and determination combine, anything is possible
Dreams of flight are special. They beckon you from your earliest memories, and they’re insistent—always calling you to look up at the sky when an airplane passes overhead, or crane your neck at the nearest airport.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Nonflying Aerospace Careers
10 dynamic career fields worth considering
In past years, we’ve called this section “Nonflying Aviation Careers,” recognizing that not everyone interested in aviation wants to be a pilot.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Flying The Friendly Skies: No Better Time!
This may be the perfect time to achieve your aviation dream
Success in aviation always has been a matter of perspective. Student pilots hoping for an airline career in the ’50s attributed their lack of success to the oversupply of military pilots emerging from the Korean War.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Pilot Career: From Dream To Reality
Everything you need to know to step into a professional cockpit the modern way