It is expensive to become an airline pilot but for some reason everyone thinks it takes pilots only a couple of years to pay back a pilot loan. Nothing is further from the truth as it takes the average pilot at least 20 years to pay back his or her pilot loan. A lot can happen during those 20 years! LosingContinue reading
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Math and Physics – Why a pilot needs to understand these subjects!
Math & physics and their significance in aviation. Is it important to know how to calculate? Everyone uses a calculator when things need to be calculated, right? And do you actually need to understand physics when you are piloting an aircraft? I received tons of questions about math and physics. It seems there is still a lot of uncertainty about thisContinue reading
How to pay the pilot training when you don’t have any money?
Becoming a pilot is super expensive, it really is. Depending on your location, flight training costs between € 50.000,- and € 150.000,-. So where do you get all that money from? How to pay the pilot training? I receive all kinds of questions related to this subject on a daily basis. I am even being asked if I am willingContinue reading
Become An Airline Pilot eBook – Bestseller
On the 18th of June 2018 I published my Become An Airline Pilot eBook. During the last 18 months it became apparent that it’s loved by many! We received awesome feedback and thought an article about the eBook was long over due. So, are you dreaming of becoming an airline pilot but don’t know how to achieve that goal? IContinue reading
Gifts for Pilots & Aviation Enthusiasts – 2021/2022
You might be wondering, what sort of gifts pilots like or appreciate? With Christmas approaching I figured it is the right time to offer some advice! Coming up with gifts for people can be time consuming and difficult. Especially if you are dealing with a pilot you might find yourself in a bit of a pickle. Pilots often have aContinue reading
Medical For Pilots – The Requirements
Medical for pilots and the requirements. Height requirements, weight requirements, wearing glasses, being color blind or having diabetes. In this article, I discuss what a Class 1 medical consists of and cover all of the medical requirements to become a commercial (airline) pilot. This article is based on the EASA and FAA regulations. Keep in mind that any flight schoolContinue reading