Commercial FlyingSiddharth Thakur | Pilot | Various Assignments
What is Commercial Flying?
There are many nuances of a Career in Commercial Flying. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Commercial Flying, while one should first understand What is a Career in Commercial Flying. It is best to learn about Commercial Flying from a real professional, this is akin to getting it from the horse's mouth.
Pilot Siddharth Thakur has 9 years of professional experience in Commercial Flying. Pilot Siddharth Thakur defines Commercial Flying as:
Commercial flying is the part of civil aviation (both general aviation and scheduled airline services) that involves operating aircraft for hire to transport passengers or multiple loads of cargo.
How Pilot Siddharth Thakur got into Commercial Flying?
After completing my schooling from The Doon School, I did my Commercial Pilot License from Sydney Flight Training Center. Then I studied at the Sydney Aviation College. I was in the profession from 2007 to 2016.
Pilot Siddharth Thakur's Talk on Commercial Flying
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|Next, it covers Education. We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Commercial Flying is actually used in real life. The Education section of the Talk clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Commercial Flying. It details these topics within Education for Commercial Flying:|
|2)||Maths and Physics|
|5)||Rules and Regulations|
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Anyone aspiring for Commercial Flying needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success. It details these topics within Skills for Commercial Flying:|
|Positives of Commercial Flying motivate one to work hard for the same. This Talk defines Positives in terms of following items for Commercial Flying:|
|16)||Feeling of Responsibility and Respect|
|It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of Commercial Flying:|
|17)||Long Working Hours|
|In the final section of the Talk, Siddharth Thakur talks about How a day goes in a Career in:|
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LifePage Career Talk on Commercial Flying
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Commercial aviation is the part of civil aviation (both general aviation and scheduled airline services) that involves operating aircraft for hire to transport passengers or multiple loads of cargo.
"After completing my schooling, I joined Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi. I have been flying with Air India since 2003."
Commercial Flying is any flying which is not covered under defense and hobby flying. It involves commercial flights handling, navigating the planes using the Jeppesen charts. The basic requirements to obtain the license and the privileges it confers are agreed internationally by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). In India the department which controls that is the DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation). Commercial Flying can be started after obtaining CPL (Commercial Pilot License).
"While doing my graduation, I started preparing for Indian Air Force and joined the force in 1987. I worked there for 21 years and flied different types of planes. With that experience, I cleared the top license in commercial flying called ATPL in 2006. After that, I started flying for Government of Uttarakhand as a Chief Pilot."
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