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How to Become a Pilot: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Become a Pilot: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Javier Diaz

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Entrepreneur and Stunt Helicopter Pilot

This article was co-authored by Javier Diaz. Javier Diaz is an entrepreneur and stunt helicopter pilot, and the owner of Wings Air Helicopters LLC. With over 20 years of flying experience, his company specializes in helicopter charters, tours, flight training and aerial filmmaking. He earned a BS from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). As a stunt pilot, Javier has several major film credits including several blockbuster films. This article has been viewed 119,113 times.

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Updated: February 28, 2023

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If you’re interested in becoming a pilot, focus on working hard and getting good grades in high school, especially in math and physics classes. Once you turn 16, look into flying classes so you can advance in competition. Then, if you like classes, consider joining the military after age 18 to get more flight instruction and flight time. Another option is to go to college and earn a bachelor’s degree in aviation or engineering. If you want to become a pilot, then along with your degree, you will also need to spend some time in flight school. If you want to learn how to get your pilot’s license from flight school, keep reading this article!

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