5 best pilot jobs

5 Best Pilot Jobs

2022-09-02

A pilot is not necessarily the person who operates corporate jets to take passengers from point A to point B. It's a much broader term. In addition to airline pilots, there is a diversity of other pilot careers, such as military pilot, flight instructor, private pilot, agricultural pilot, cargo pilot, rescue operations, and more. All are high-paying (e.g., a mainline airline pilot may get a salary of a six-figure range) and serve very keen missions. Below is our top 5 favorite pilot jobs aspiring pilots can consider before joining the aviation college. Mainline or regional airline pilots Simply put, mainline carriers (e.g., BAA...

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Interview with BAA Training’s Partner for Pilot Training — ENAC

2022-08-03

BAA Training has partnered with Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), the only aviation-oriented university in France and Europe, offering a broad panel of aeronautics-oriented training programs since 2019. The partners took this cooperation to the next level by developing a BAA Training – ENAC mutual training program, covering Ab Initio and advanced training last year designed to meet the needs of airline customers. The interview below with Charlotte Darrenougue, Research and Development Officer at ENAC, reveals how the know-how of such a global aviation player as ENAC and years of BAA Training experience in the field build up a...

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5 Ways to Get a Pilot Job Soon After the Training

2022-04-12

We will not say it is difficult to get a job at an airline once you get your commercial pilot licence. We would instead call it challenging or competitive. However, like with anything in life, those who try the hardest eventually get what they want. The key is to stay patient, focused and… Not ready to give up on your aim to become an employed airline pilot.   1. Choose a cadet program If you are new to the industry and only mulling the idea of becoming a pilot, a cadet program is a great choice. Why? Because once you pass both the...

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5 Things to Know Before Taking Virtual Pilot Training

2021-10-14

In the modern world, where an increasing number of industries, including aviation, start appreciating the power of technology, studying pilot theory online becomes possible and even advisable. However, before signing up for a virtual training course, make sure you know what exactly is in it, how the process will look, and what credit it will give you. In other words, make sure you don’t “follow the trend” but put your preferred learning style and expectations to the forefront instead. Below please find some food for thought regarding training via the BAA Virtual environment that’ll become available from February 2022. It is...

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B737 MAX Is an Excellent Choice for Any Airline

2021-08-05

A B737 MAX – one of the most advanced aircraft in history and also the most scrutinized – for the moment, is approved for flying almost everywhere in the world. Southwest has recently added 34 B737 MAX 7 orders for delivery in 2022, Ryanair upped its outstanding B737 MAX order by 75 in December 2020 and United Airlines expects a striking total of 380 B737 MAX jets. More airlines have followed or will be likely to follow a similar trend. But what is so special about the B737 MAX, and what advantages does it bring to an airline? Lower operating costs Powered...

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Forward-looking Plans of Avia Repair Co

2021-07-13

The newly established maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company Avia Repair Co based at Lleida-Alguaire International Airport in Spain, will start its operations shortly. BAA Training is its founder and anchor client, but a more expanded customer and service portfolio are expected to follow over the next years. Initially, Avia Repair Co will be serving BAA Training‘s fleet of 22 aircraft – 11 single-engine Tecnam P2002, 2 multi-engine Tecnam P2006 and 9 single-engine Cessna 172. Meanwhile, Goncalo Antonio Nunes Penedo, appointed Director at Avia Repair Co, has agreed to share its vision and short-term and long-term goals. Avia Repair Co has...

Aircrews’ mental health crisis the repercussion of Covid-19

Aircrews’ mental health crisis: the repercussion of Covid-19

2021-07-01

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on civil aviation. Suddenly, pilots were forced to re-evaluate their job expectations and accept that nobody could no longer guarantee solid career progression. The devastating consequences of the pandemic have resulted in flight crews’ stress, depression or anxiety levels rising. What are the key stress factors imposed on pilots by the economic downturn, and is there any remedy? Let’s take a closer look at it in this article. Self-reported mental health In 2020, the Centre for Innovative Human Systems (CIHS), Trinity College Dublin (TCD), researched the levels of stress, depression and anxiety among employees...

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New Chapter for Aviation: The Industry Is Recovering

2021-06-21

The pain from the Covid-19 crisis has been felt by all aviation industry players that were forced to take drastic measures, as layoffs, fleet cuts, restructuring, etc., to stay in the game. As a result, the pilot profession, which had always been a marvel, all of a sudden started raising more questions than giving answers. But the worst is behind us. The recovery profile, although diverse geographically, is taking place today already and is projected to continue with no further double dips.  Aviation resilience to crisis proved more than once While the current pandemic has been unprecedented for the industry and humankind in terms of...

Pilot Peer Support Program

The rationale behind Pilot Peer Support Program

2021-05-31

Dr. Ries Simons from the European Society of Aerospace Medicine said: “After extensive research and surveys, it has been proved beyond doubt that pilots are, in fact, only human.” Although pilots are often seen as “superhumans” who can cope with anything and remain calm and resilient to stressors, in reality, they can also suffer from various kinds of problems, just like other people. The Pilot Peer Support (PPSP) program aims to provide pilots with the tools and support needed to restore their mental well-being. At the heart of the program are trained pilot peers ready to help in a confidential and...

Women of aviation week

Director of TRTO Department Talks: Irina Ramancik

2021-03-10

An International Women’s Day on March 8 has smoothly transitioned into an entire week devoted to #womeninaviation. The Women of Aviation Week (WOAW) gives us a great opportunity to learn, celebrate and spread the news about women‘s accomplishments in the aviation industry. BAA Training is one of those organizations that value and maintain gender diversity in the workplace. The number of women working within our female-led company reaches almost 50%. In one way or another, our bright and ambitious women contribute to preparing competent pilots for the competitive market. Irina Ramancik, Director of TRTO Department at BAA Training, has agreed...

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