Have you ever dreamed of becoming a pilot?
If you ever dreamed of becoming a pilot, the first step is to decide what sort of pilot you want to be. Do you want to be a recreational pilot who flies just for fun or a commercial pilot?
Many people are misinformed about what a commercial pilot is. They assume that if someone is a commercial pilot, they must be an airline pilot. Commercial pilots can be as well, cargo pilots (fly cargo aircraft), executive pilots (transferring VIP), flight instructors (training student pilots), or ferry pilots etc...
A commercial pilot is simply one that is lawfully allowed to receive remuneration for his/her flying services, something that a private pilot license (PPL) holder is not allowed to do by the law.
How to become a pilot?
1. Research Pilot Schools
The first step to become a pilot, private or commercial is to research your flight training options. Learn and compare available programs offered by flight schools and pick the best match for your aviation goals.
By scheduling an appointment with one of Cretan Eagle`s Flight Academy experience staff, you will get the assistance needed based on your dedicated needs and decide on the flight program that best suits your preferences.
2. Take an Introductory Training Flight
Are you ready to start? Book an Introductory Training Flight with us, in order to obtain your first actual experience on the air. All that you need to do is decide whether to go for 30, 40 or 60 minutes up in the skies with one of our experience flight instructors.
This Trial lesson will show you first-hand, the training aircraft and the quality of instruction and commitment by our staff. While it will also act as a great way to get a better sense of what it's like to fly from the pilot’s seat behind the controls.
After completing this flight, you will be in better position to reassess your goals and having with more confidence on your final decision.
3. Fill out the Application Form
When the time comes and you finally decide to apply for your first pilot course, just fill out the Academy's Application Form, by clicking the respective link.
Then buckle your seatbelt and get ready for departure. Your dream is ready for take-off!