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What is Commercial Flying?
A Career in Commercial Flying is very interesting. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Commercial Flying, while one should first understand What is 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.
With 9 years of professional experience, Siddharth Thakur understands Commercial Flying. Siddharth Thakur describes 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 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.
Siddharth Thakur's Talk on Commercial Flying
|Starts with what is:|
|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 defines Education in terms of following items 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. It discusses following headings for Skills in Commercial Flying:|
|There are great positives of Commercial Flying. These are the Positives of 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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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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