Professional Pilot's Career Guide by Robert Mark

Professional Pilot's Career Guide

byRobert Mark

Paperback | July 6, 2007

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Find the Best-Paying and Most-Fulfilling Jobs in Professional Piloting

A valuable employment tool, the Professional Pilot Career Guide provides a complete sourcebook of professional flying opportunities. This updated guide contains detailed coverage of pilot ratings and practical test standards-plus goal-achieving tips on job hunting, networking, regional airlines, the majors, and more.

Written by career pilot and aviation-industry expert Robert P. Mark, this vital reference offers a real-world look at what it's like to fly for the airlines, corporations, or charter companies, together with guidance on pay, benefits, types of aircraft, and future prospects. Packed with illustrations, Professional Pilot Career Guide features:

  • Full coverage of aviation training-where to get it and how to finance it
  • The latest airline, corporate, and charter employment opportunities
  • 200 common interview questions-and the 10 most frequent interview mistakes
  • Current information on the best-paying flying jobs
  • Valuable advice on PC-based job search techniques
  • Indepth pilot interviews
  • Essential internet resources

    Inside This Cutting-Edge Employment Resource for Today's Pilots

    • Your Career Starts Here • Flight Training • Ratings • Where Are the Jobs? • The Regional Airlines • The Majors • Business Aviation • The Pilot and the PC

About The Author

Robert Mark, is a 30-year aviation-industry veteran and the Chief Executive Officer of CommAvia, a business development consulting group that specializes in marketing, public relations, issues management and community relations solutions for airports and aviation businesses around the globe. He writes an aviation-industry blog at Jetwh...

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Title:Professional Pilot's Career GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:455 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:July 6, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071485538

ISBN - 13:9780071485531

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1. Your Career Starts Here

Chapter 2. Flight Training

Chapter 3. Winning the Ratings: The Real Work Begins

Chapter 4. The Job Hunt Begins

Chapter 5. The Regional Airlines

Chapter 6. The Majors

Chapter 7. There's More to Flying Than Simply the Airlines

Chapter 8. The Pilot and the Internet

Chapter 9: Pilot Reports

Appendix A: AOPA Flight Training 2007 College Directory

Appendix B: 200 of the Best Interview Questions for Any Flying Job

Appendix C: Virtual Airline Resource Guide

Appendix D: Small Cargo Pilot Pay Rates

Appendix E: Pilot-in-Command/Second in Command Defined

Index