Captain/Pilot (Large Jet)

What does a Captain/Pilot do?
A Captain/Pilot ensures that trip of assigned flight (aircraft larger than 12,500 pounds at takeoff) is conducted in the safest manner possible. Determines flight routes, speed, and take off and landing times to fulfill scheduling requirements.

How do you prepare?
In order to be a Captain/Pilot, itís required that you have a minimum of 5,000 hours of flight experience. This position must stay current with federal and local flight regulations and possess current airline transport certificate with necessary type ratings.

What’s the pay like?
As a Captain/Pilot in the Northeast Iowa region, you could take home around $1740.08 every two weeks.(Net paycheck estimate, www.salary.com)

For more information
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