When I think of being apilot for the air force itsfor the country and tofulfill my only dreamjob. Most of the peoplethat are fighter pilots doit for their country theirnot looking for rewards.
They develop flightplans showing air routes.Perform combatmaneuvers, transportequipment, and patrolareas to carry out flightmissions. Responsible forcombat missions andcrew.
When you’re a fighterpilot you can be calledup at any time. Theyhave to learn all thecontrols and procedures.This job is uniquebecause you have tohave good reflexes andhave a cool head underpressure.
Airplane pilots may bestationed at airbases oraboard aircraft carriersanywhere in the world.They fly in all types ofweather conditions.Military pilots take offand land on airportrunways and aircraftcarrier landing decks.
The hours that you workdepend on what rankyou are. Your always onthe move if your on a aircraft carrier.
Determination tocomplete a verydemanding trainingprogram. Self-confidenceand ability to remaincalm in stressfulsituations. Strong desireto fly airplanes
Pilot training is a 2 year program. Initial training includes time spent in flight simulators, classroom training, officer training, and basic flight training. Course content typically includes: Aircraft aerodynamics Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations Foul weather flying Jet and propeller engine operationYou also have to have a 4 Operation of aircraft navigationyear college degree systems
In peace time theservices have about16,000 airplane pilots. Intimes of military actionthe number may bedifferent, depending onthe type of specialtiesrequired.
You can advance in yourrank. If you move up inrank you get paid moreand have moreopportunities to flyspecial missions.