13 November 2011 0 Comments

Bored with a ‘feet on the ground’ life? Become a helicopter pilot

Bored with a ‘feet on the ground’ life? Become a helicopter pilot

One of the world’s fun careers, flying is every small boy’s dream, with the few who make the dream come true able to choose between fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. Nowadays, with computers controlling almost everything via the autopilot on a fixed wing aircraft, many ‘hands on’ flyers make the switch to helicopters for [...]

23 October 2011 0 Comments

Take to the skies and become an airline pilot

Take to the skies and become an airline pilot

Being an airline pilot is seen as an enviable job my many but it also carries a considerable amount of responsibility and the need for continual training. Airline pilots fly passengers and cargo around the world on short and long haul flights. An aircraft is typically manned by two pilots, one being the captain and [...]