How to Become an Air Traffic Controller

An air traffic controller is responsible for directing traffic in the air. Working from the ground in various airports, they give planes and other aircraft permission to land and take off, approve flight plans, and make sure collisions are avoided. If you have a passion for aviation, strong organizational skills,…

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How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

An aircraft mechanic is responsible for the routine maintenance, servicing, and emergency repairs of aircraft. They have a good knowledge of the workings of different kinds of aircraft, and may be called to complete work on an engine, an airframe, electrical and hydraulic systems, avionics, instruments, landing gear, radar and…

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How to Become an Airline Pilot

Working as an airline pilot offers a great range of benefits. If you’ve ever flown a plane, or even been a passenger on a flight, you’ll know that it’s an exhilarating experience. Most pilots begin their career because of their genuine interest in flying, aircraft, and aviation. Employment prospects are…

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How to Become a Helicopter Pilot

As a commercial helicopter pilot you could find yourself working for the armed forces, law enforcement, search and rescue operations, or media organizations. Helicopters are a fast and efficient way of getting to a place quickly, looking for something (or someone) on the ground, or accessing remote places. As a…

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How to Become a Flight Attendant

If you’re interested in travel and have great communication and customer service skills, you might like to become a flight attendant. A flight attendant looks after the needs of passengers on an aircraft during a commercial flight. They also make sure safety standards are met, and are on hand to…

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How to Become a Flight Instructor

Have you ever thought of flying a commercial airplane to distant locations? How about teaching others how to fly a plane? Both of these goals can be met by increasing the amount of flight time a person has by becoming a flight instructor. A certification is needed to be able…

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How to Become an Avionics Technician

Avionics Technicians are the mechanics of aircraft and are responsible for making sure airplanes are ready for takeoff on time. Their role is extremely important because it focuses on maintaining and servicing military or commercial airplanes. The millions of people who travel by plane may not realize that they would…

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