A goldmine of practical
tips on career opportunities, training, buidling flight time,
and hiring practices, this book was called right on target by
the hiring manager at United Airlines.
Make your aviation career take off ...
The strong economy is rubbing off on the aviation industry:
pilot starts and airline hires are on the upswing. And with
half the current pilot roster at major airlines set to retire
by 2010, career opportunities are tremendous! Making the most
of them is what the Professional Pilot Career Guide is all about.
This essential resource
gives you a complete, top-to-bottom survey of flying opportunities
-- including the airlines, corporate and charter flying, aircraft
ferrying (both domestic and transatlantic), and even flight
Career pilot Robert
Mark dispenses goal-achieving tips on nearly every aviation-career
decision, moving you from private pilot to the ranks of a professional
aviator. Here youll find coverage of ratings -- including practical
test standards -- as well as valuable pointers on the job hunt,
networking, what you need to know about regional airlines, the
majors, and more. The Professional Pilot Career Guide features:
- Numerous revealing,
in-depth personal interviews with pilots who tell how they
made it -- and what employers are looking for.
- A list of 198
interview questions applicants might be asked and tips on
the 10 most frequent mistakes they make -- plus Internet resrouces
that can speed your search for job-related information.
- A real-world look
at what its like to fly for the airlines, a corporation, or
for a charter company -- including insights into pay, benefits,
types of aircraft flown, and future prospects.
- Reviews of the
major employment and training companies and pilot organizations
throughout the world, such as the Airline Pilots Association.
If youre serious
about flying for a living, and want to make your mark in the
fast-expanding aviation industry, let the Professional Pilot
Career Guide become part of your successful career plan.
Table Of Contents:
1. Your Career Starts Here
2. Flight Training
4. Where Are the Jobs?
5. The Regional Airlines
6. The Majors
7. More Jobs
8. The Pilot and the Personal Computer
Robert P. Mark (Chicago, IL) is an airline transport retired
pilot who flies for a charter company in the Chicago area and
the author of The Joy of Flying, now in a second edition, and
Becoming a Prpfessional Pilot, both published by McGraw-Hill.