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Why do you want to become a pilot?

You have to ask your self many questions before choosing your career path; regardless you want to be a pilot or something else.

In the early days of my life I was influenced by my father’s Work, and guess what! He was a pilot too! But that doesn’t mean that I took things for granted in my choice! Nevertheless, I did my search for the job and asked many of my father’s colleagues about aviation.

So let me make it simple and tell you how to build your decision!

1- Being a pilot means you have to travel, that means you are not staying in one place, your life is dynamic and not stable in one location. Even the companies nowadays, have rights to move you from one base to another. So you should be ready to move from one place to another, before your bag.

2- Traveling on duty doesn’t mean that you have enough time to visit the place you travel. Many flights have short layovers for about 24 hours. But if you have a chance to go out you will experience natural beauty, different cultures where you can enhance your knowledge about the world ????. Most important don’t forget to have rest and get adjusted to the new place.

3- Job opportunities! Check where are the chances for a pilot after getting your license. Is the market open? What about your local airline, are they open for recruitment? Is there any chance to find any airline that provides you with initial training on Any Jet type like Airbus or Boeing? Just keep things in mind and be always aware of what next. You don’t want to spend money on anything.

4- Money and salary! Many people think that the pilot is the most paid job in the world. Ok let me tell you something, This is not the case all the time. In the starting of your career, you will not be paid as you expect. It will come with time, well the most famous saying knowledge and skill come with experience so as the money ratio in this case, and don’t limit your options.

5- being a pilot you should be a multitasker. Are you willing to have a different office? Under different circumstances and dealing with different people every flight! You will be surprised some people like stable jobs and are not looking for something dynamic, and exciting.

6- Pilots have annual exams. Training, lectures, courses. They are responsible for staying up to date. They need to know out their career path. So if you don’t like to study and being in touch with books, you are in the wrong place.

7- Pilots have to maintain specific minimum health standards, they have medical checks every year, and they have to pass it to keep their medical license up to date. This is one more challenge

8- Pilots live in a time challenging and stressful atmosphere. But that could be a challenge or reasonable thing to people. It depends on what your character is and how you take things.

There are always more reasons to think about before choosing your career! Look for the facts, search around, ask working pilots, experience if you can, And don’t forget the passion which drives you towards your goal

Good luck with future Aviators.

And remember “The only way to do great work is, to love what you do.”



  • Ahammed Ashiq
    Posted August 4, 2018 at 3:43 am

    Pilor amireh sir.., i am a big big big fan of you. My great ambition is to become a pilot. But my family is not rich. We have not much money to study. Can you please pay my pilot fees. I will give you aftet i become a pilot.

  • Joshua Zebede Licayan
    Posted August 4, 2018 at 6:33 am

    Hi. I really want to become a pilot. Because I love to fly (using an aircraft obviously lol). But the thing is I don’t know where to start. Can you help me?

  • Lyly
    Posted October 15, 2018 at 10:14 am

    Who are you ? What is your name? Who are avata?

  • Mohammed Ashif AL
    Posted May 9, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    I started to stydy from 6 std to become a pilot now i am 12 std the fact i know now we dont have that much money to pay pilot amireh would you pay for me i will return you after my job

  • Shamsudeen Toyin
    Posted April 6, 2020 at 6:39 am

    I am a secondary school student am I ss1 which kind of training can I be giving myself that will help me in the future to become a pilot

  • Sahil Chowdhury
    Posted July 28, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    Really inspiring and after reading this article, it gave me more evidence that i am in the right place and this proves it to myself that i have the passion to become a pilot which i will do in my future life by trying hard which you say pilot Amireh. Great inspiration to us young aviators

  • Samuel
    Posted October 12, 2020 at 10:20 am

    I am in shs 1 in Ghana.please which courses should i study the most?

  • Wanthana phonanek
    Posted January 20, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    Your versatility is the lifestyle of your own pilot career πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€βœˆοΈπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜

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