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User currently offlineDL767captain From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2539 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5572 times:

I am a senior in high school and we are doing a research paper on our future career, mine will obviously be a career in aviation, most likely a pilot. So I figured i would ask the largest aviation forum for some suggestions on resources to answer these questions. Below is a rough outline of my project and what I will be needing information on, if there is anyone who can help i would really appreciate it!

Senior Project

Career in Aviation

Becoming a pilot:
Schooling required
Amount of hours needed for license
Amount of hours needed to be hired by an airline
Regional Carrier
Legacy Carrier
Instrument Rating
Info from from pilots on what it takes to become one

Aviation as a career
Minimum hours of work guaranteed
Maximum amount of flying time allowed
Amount of time working = amount of time off
Average work day
Preparing for flights
The flight itself
Types of routes
Where you stay when on a trip away from home
Position in company (seniority)
What is seniority
How to make your way up
Types of jets (low to high)
What seniority means
Hourly pay rates
Based on seniority
Based on type of aircraft
Types of health certification
Requirements for each
What they mean

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User currently offlineAg92 From India, joined Jul 2006, 1317 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5558 times:

I think you should be doing this on your own rather than ask us to find the information and then you just do it in your own words

User currently offlineDl767captain From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 5529 times:

Quoting Ag92 (Reply 1):

I (along with my teacher) dont see anything wrong with going to an aviation resource to ask (mostly those with a position in aviation) where the best place to find resources would be

User currently offlineDeltaAVL From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1893 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 5494 times:

All of that information is easily accessible via Google.com

Sites like airlinepilotcentral and JetCareers have more information than you would ever need.

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