Commercial FlyingSiddharth Thakur | Pilot | Various Assignments
What is Commercial Flying?
A Career in Commercial Flying is very interesting. One should first understand What a Career in Commercial Flying entails before investing time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Commercial Flying. Just like you would normally not trust a non Doctor with names of medicines, you should also not trust opinions about Commercial Flying from non professionals.
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
|Starts with what is:|
|Next, it covers Education. This Talk is unique because it talks about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Commercial Flying and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Commercial Flying. Here is a list of Education items required for Commercial Flying:|
|2)||Maths and Physics|
|5)||Rules and Regulations|
|Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Skills are the most important factor determining success in a Commercial Flying. Here is a list of Skills required for Commercial Flying:|
|Positives of Commercial Flying motivate one to work hard for the same. These are the Positives of Commercial Flying:|
|16)||Feeling of Responsibility and Respect|
|There are a few Challenges in Commercial Flying which one needs to be cognizant of:|
|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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