Will Tattoos Prevent a Pilot from Being Hired at a Major Airline?

Airline pilot and FLYING contributor Sam Weigel answers that career question and more in this week's episode of V1 Rotate.
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A Seat To Jump For

When jumpseating, it's possible to run afoul of rules and etiquette, so it’s worth becoming familiar with the process early on.
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6 Things to Know Before Launching Professional Flight Training

From trimming to time studying between lessons, a professional pilot details what he wished he knew before his flight training.
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How to Pace Your Flight Training Like a Pro

A professional pilot makes the case for slowing your roll.
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Grass Strip Landings with a Pro

A professional pilot reviews short- and soft-field takeoffs and landings at three grass strips, and explains why the experience is important for those ...
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Soft and Short Field Operations: Relevant to Professional Pilots?

Keeping the fun and adventure in training and time building is the best way to build a foundation for an enjoyable aviation career.
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The Risks of Owning an Aircraft While Training

A professional pilot looks at the pros and cons of owning your own airplane while building flight hours.
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How to See the World for Free and Occasionally Sleep in Airports

Flying for airlines comes with travel benefits. Here's how to maximize them.
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Regional Airline Contract Boxes In New Pilot Hires

A professional takes a look at new conditions of employment for some commercial pilots.
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Choosing the CFI Route

While flight instructing is not for everyone, there are major advantages while on the journey to becoming a professional pilot.
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