Why YOU Should Learn to Fly
January 19, 2018
Our Top 4 Reasons YOU Should Learn to Fly
Thinking about learning to fly? We could go on for hours about all of the great reasons to embark on flight training, but that might be a bit overwhelming. We narrowed our list down—from hundreds of great ones—to the following top four reasons we think YOU should learn to learn to fly.
Reason #1: Learning to fly is a really BIG accomplishment.
Learning to fly takes more than just practicing how to safely pilot and land an aircraft. It demands a lot of hard work and dedication. When you finish flight training, you’ll have a confidence and sense of accomplishment that’s hard to describe. You may also look back and appreciate how the flight training process challenged and equipped you with a host of other life skills, including: responsibility, respect, focus, commitment, and patience.
Reason #2: Your perception of time will change.
Traveling places in a fraction of the time opens your world to options and possibilities you would have never considered before. As a pilot, you can visit your relatives who live across the country for the weekend and still be back at work on Monday. You can take your friends and family on trips to the beach or the ski slopes without waiting in lines at the airport or spending days in the car. You can even jump in a plane and fly to a meeting a few states away—and still make it back home before dinner.
Reason #3: The job opportunities for pilots are endless.
In case you haven’t heard, there’s a serious pilot shortage happening right now, and this shortage is expected to increase over the next decade. Job opportunities for pilots abound, and the variety is truly remarkable. You can fly for airlines, corporate flight departments, charter companies, government entities, flight schools, and even charitable organizations. So your decision to embark on flight training can prepare you for an in-demand, exciting, and rewarding career.
Reason #4: Flying is FUN.
In the end, our favorite reason for learning to fly is that flying is FUN! Flying a plane is a reward in itself, and you get to experience it. Prepare to be the pilot-in-command, enjoying exhilarating views and thrills that are truly unique to flying.
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