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Commercial Pilot- Academic Qualifications and Admission Process

A career as a commercial pilot is challenging and exciting. Like all careers, one must posses certain qualifications and complete the appropriate training.

To become an airline pilot, the candidate must have completed at least high (secondary) school. After this is complete, one is eligible for commercial pilot training.

The first step in becoming a pilot is in making the decision to become a pilot. Although a rewarding career awaits, flight training does take commitment and perseverance. It is a career with great rewards,and awesome responsibilities. One must be a team player and have the ability to analyze situations.

Commercial Pilot

Once the decision has been made, one must decide on a flying school. There are several flying schools in India and abroad. The decision can seem enormous. HM Aviation has a pilot training program which prepares students for their career, sends them abroad for flight training, and prepares them for the airline’s selection process.

The first step will be in discussing their career options with one of HM Aviations career counsellors Once the student has decided to become a pilot, they will go through a few interviews to make sure they understand what is involved in a flying career. The student will then be enrolled in the program, and start their initial ground school and simulator training in New Delhi. The student must also obtain a Category 1 (Commercial Pilot) medical to commence flight training. The Category 1 medical is obtained easily by most candidates.Corrective lenses ARE ALLOWED for a Category 1 medical.The admission process is straight forward, and leads to one of the most exciting careers available.