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Aerospace How to be pilot

  1. Jun 20, 2010 #1
    Hey im 16 i just finished my ordinary level cambridge exams and im planning of being pilot.So what are the requirements i need to be pilot?
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  3. Jun 20, 2010 #2
    As as as i know there are two types: commercial pilot and government (air force) pilot.
    May be you need to join pilot club near place and they will give you many information. Experience is based on hours of driving the air craft. Also i guess it is expensive.
    good luck.
  4. Jun 23, 2010 #3
    My guess would be to learn to fly and get your private pilot license, followed by joining the military.
  5. Jun 27, 2010 #4
    Tanx ppl. bt the thing is i want to get into the commercial pilot side?.btw do we need any degree for it?
  6. Jun 27, 2010 #5
    I think you are from the US.
    I dont the details, but this link might be helpful.
    http://www.bestaviation.net/art_how_to_become_a_pilot_faa.asp [Broken]
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  7. Jun 27, 2010 #6


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    Start studying.

    http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aircraft/airplane_handbook/ [Broken]

    http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/pilot_handbook/ [Broken]

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