The demand for well-qualified pilots continues to expand. According to the Boeing Company, “To operate and maintain the airplanes that will be added to the fleet over the next 20 years, the world’s airlines will need an additional 466,650 trained pilots and 596,500 maintenance personnel.” Furthermore, “North America will need 97,350 pilots; Europe will need 94,800 pilots; Africa will need 13,200 pilots; the Middle East will need 32,700 pilots; Latin America will need 37,000 pilots; and the CIS will need 11,000 pilots.”
Career Opportunities as a CFA Graduate
As a licensed pilot and California Flight Academy (CFA) graduate, you’ll have the ability to pilot different types of aircraft and work in a variety of settings and occupations. Examples include:
- Commercial Airline Pilot
- Regional Airline Pilot
- Charter Pilot
- Cargo/Freight Pilot
- Military & Armed Forces Pilot
- Flight Instructor
- Bush Pilot
- Banner Tow Pilot
- Crop Dusting Pilot
The pay is also impressive! Senior captains flying large airplanes such as a Boeing 747 can earn as much as $300,000 per year with excellent benefits. Other airline captains with ten years of experience make in the range of $150,000 annually at major airlines and $80,000 per year at regional airlines. Excellent benefits packages are also typically included.
We invite you to start your pilot pathway at CFA today by completing the Request Information Form above, calling us directly at (619) 448-2212, or exploring our proven pathway to becoming a Professional Pilot.
1On the internet at http://www.boeing.com/commercial/market/pilot-technician-outlook/2017-pilot-outlook/#/quick-facts. Visited on 1/17/2018.