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How to become a pilot - a mini guide

Alexandra O'Loughlin16 Jun 2016

If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a pilot, flying a commercial aircraft is one of the most rewarding, exhilarating jobs you can do. 

But how do you become a pilot? 

You will read about pre-flight assessments, modular courses, MCCs, MEPs, IRs, ATPLs, distance learning, travelling across the world for flight phases, but what is the right path for you, and which path will place you in the best possible position to be snapped up by the airlines?

We’ve constructed a mini-guide to help you identify the best route to ‘frozen’ ATPL (the qualification required to gain your CPL license and become a commercial airline pilot) and included items you should consider to help you make the best, most informed choice about your flight school.

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Posted in: pilot training, how to become a pilot

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