How To Become An Airline Pilot – Complete Downloadable Guide


The Ultimate How To Become A Pilot Guide.

Written by a real airline pilot with over 4500 hours on the Airbus A320.

You’ll learn everything you need to become a pilot, including how much it costs, how long it takes, and much more.

Stop spending hours online looking at out-of-date, unhelpful information. Get everything you ever need, all in one place.

Whether in America, The UK, or Europe, this extensive guide will teach you how to become an airline pilot.

Find out everything you need to become a pilot today!

Everything You Need To Know. In One Place.

Over 69 Pages Of Information!

About The Author

So, why should you listen to me?

At just twenty-eight years old, I have over ten years of experience in the aviation industry. 

I have well over 4500 hours as an airline pilot (far more than the number of hours required to become a captain in most airlines) on the Airbus A320 fleet and have been lucky enough to fly for two of Europe’s largest airlines.

I currently work as a Senior First Officer for one of these airlines.

As well as this, I am the first person in the world to have completed the new BSc Honours degree in Professional Aviation Pilot Practices, a scheme that provides yet another pathway to working for a commercial airline.  

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The Ultimate How To Become A Pilot Guide

How Much Does It Cost?

A female pilot stood in front of a building with a flag outside saying 'flight school' as an airplane flies overhead. She is looking for the best flight school

Find The Best Flight School?

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Getting A Job After?

A female pilot climbing up the stairs of money, symbolising her pilot career progression and commercial pilot salary.

How Much Will You Make?

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Passing Selection Day?

A pilot stood in front of a large clock, whilst looking at his watch, signifying 'how long does it take to become a pilot?'

How Long Does It Take?

And Much, Much More..

Is This Guide For You?

You may be wondering if this guide is for you.

My guide is aimed at all ages, sexes and ethnicities.

While training, my course mates were from a wide variety of different backgrounds.

Some, like me, had just come straight out of school to pursue their dream, whereas others had been working in different industries for several years and decided to embark on a career change.

So whether you are sixteen and still finishing school, thirty and wondering how you will achieve this career change or if you are a parent of a potential future aviator, this book will guide you.

Why Did I Write This Guide?

I remember being sixteen/seventeen years old and trying to find guidance on achieving my dream of becoming a commercial airline pilot.

Of course, open days at different flight schools were beneficial. Still, I desired information from someone who had completed the process themselves so they could tell me precisely what it was like, how they found it and any knowledge that could only be given by someone who had completed the course.

I must again emphasise how many people I meet tell me that they wanted to become a pilot but couldn’t because of this or that. It’s staggering. Indeed, flying for a living seems to be the dream of many worldwide, just as it was my dream.

However, these dreams often never come to fruition. 

The main reason is almost always down to the lack of guidance on HOW to do it. It’s not because they aren’t good enough, not because they must wear glasses, not because it’s too competitive, but simply because they were never taught how to embark on this great pathway. 

Work yourself through the education system and tell your teachers that you want to be a doctor, a lawyer or an accountant, and you will be offered guidance and step-by-step pathways of how to go about this. 

But unfortunately, this isn’t the case with aviation, and that’s what I am here to change.

Unfortunately, Internet forums are saturated with unhelpful, outdated and incorrect information. 

I’m here to put all the information you need in one easy-to-read place.

This is a non-biased website and will discuss the different routes to the flight deck, as well as what life as a pilot is like.

I will also share an accurate idea of what life as a pilot is like and answer some of the most frequently asked questions. 

I hope you find this information helpful, and please feel free to contact me if I leave any questions unanswered.

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Everything You Need To Become An Airline Pilot.

Stop reading out of date and unhelpful information. All of the information you could ever need, in one place.

Written By A Real Pilot!