Airline pilot career pathways
There are two ways you can enter the aviation workforce and become an Airline pilot. These are as a cadet or a direct entry pilot. Cadets will need to pass several rounds of exams including a group interview and aptitude test.
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Overseas career opportunities for Australian pilots with CPL
The global aviation market is booming, which is fantastic news for aspiring pilots and represents the best time ever to get into the industry. Hundreds of Australian Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) holders who are coming through the local training systems are ready and willing to fill the roles in commercial operations.
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What makes a successful airline pilot candidate
Airline applications and the preparation involved can be a lengthy and time-consuming task, where ultimately a candidate may only have one hour to present themselves during the interview process with any number of major airlines. It is important to show your potential employers that you are keen, motivated and well-prepared for the position.
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Pursuing the life and career of an Airline Pilot
All pilots start somewhere: looking at planes, reading and dreaming about them—then actually taking that first step towards flying lessons and getting your pilots licence. All through this time we look to the skies and continue dreaming about flying a big, shiny jet and working for some of the world’s best airlines. This dream and passion was and still is mine, as I’m sure it has been for other pilots I have met over the years.
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Interview coaching is launching airline pilot careers
Senior Captain and Airline Interview & Workshop coach Darren McPherson doesn’t just conduct training sessions at Learn to Fly Melbourne, he also runs interview training through his own company, Aviation Consulting Services.
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A step-by-step guide for your airline interview
Australia is now in the grips of one of its biggest booms in pilot recruitment. With this, comes the opportunity for many to progress their career onto bigger and better things or, for others, to get their foot into the aviation sphere.
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4 tips tips for preparing for your airline interview
Having flown for a major airline for 20 years, I repeatedly get asked one routine question: “How do you become an airline pilot?” The common view is that you qualify for a pilot licence, obtain some flying hours, go for an interview and then the job is yours.
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