Tell Me How Career Series: Private Airplane Pilot

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Tell Me How Career Series ‰ÛÒ Career Education & Opportunities for Young People. Recommended for both School, Public Libraries and Guidance Offices. The Tell Me How series is a necessary addition to any library, guidance center of school curriculum. It explores a large number of career opportunities for young people and features real people doing real jobs. In this program, host Jeff Gardner visits flight instructor Ulrick Laursen who discusses the steps to becoming a private airline pilot and gets an overview of the rigorous training every pilot must undergo. During a training flight, Jeff learns that it is not only the facts and figures knowledge that is required, but also good, solid experience. Subjects Covered Include: What does a private airline pilot do? How long does it take to be a private pilot? What is an air traffic controller? What courses are necessary to become a private pilot? Do girls make good private pilots? Can you wear glasses and become a private pilot? How old do you have to be to be a pilot? What 4 things are important to flying a plane? Is safety important to fly a plane? Why do pilots need to know about the weather? What is a commercial pilot? What do the instruments in the plane do?