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Physics plus a pilot's licence

  1. Apr 4, 2008 #1


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    Is anyone aware of any careers where a background in physics along with a pilot's licence and flying experience is advantageous? (Other than being an astronaut or test pilot!)

    I imagine that air crash investigation might be one, but are there any others?
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  3. Apr 4, 2008 #2


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    I live in the Seattle area, where Boeing is major employer. I don't work there but the skills of a physics degree would come in handy in many areas, like flight testing (instrumentation, e.g.), materials testing, software development, etc.

    Probably many more areas that I can't think of, as well.
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