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Fast answers to most of your top airline pilot career questions.

A career as an airline pilot is exciting and there are multiple steps in the process. Explore ATP's Airline Pilot Career Guide for information about pilot licenses, salary information, and the flight training you need to get there.

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How to Become a Pilot Featured Article

You can become a pilot. Your first certificate on the road to becoming a pilot is your private pilot license. ATP has helped thousands of men and women just like you. Here are the steps you take to earn your private pilot certificate and become a pilot. Read more…

How to Become a Commercial Airline Pilot Steps, Eligibility, Timeframe, and Cost

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Airline Pilot Salary Information How Much Do Pilots Make?

Pilot Hiring Outlook

Commercial airline pilot job career information; airline pilot hiring, pilot salary, retirement numbers, military pilot population reduction and the overall upcoming pilot shortage discussion. Read more…

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Spirit Direct Program Progress Straight to the Flight Deck at Spirit

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Pilot Licenses and Certifications Privileges, Requirements and Eligibility

Uncover everything you need to know about the privileges, requirements, and eligibility criteria associated with different pilot licenses and certifications.

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Airline Career Articles

Explore pilot licenses, certifications, eligibility, requirements, pilot salary information and current airline hiring outlook.

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Flight Training Articles

Explore how much pilot training costs, learn what it's like to be a flight training student, and how to evaluate training schools.

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How to Become an Airline Pilot ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program Explained

Airline Career Pilot Program Explained

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You Can Become an Airline Pilot Airline Career Pilot Program

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Airline Industry ArticlesPilot Jobs Archive

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