It's very common to hear from kids that they want to be pilots; ironically, most of them end up studying a totally different career. However, the pilot career has a very encouraging outlook. Salaries are high and working conditions are good.

Back in the day, you needed to have military training in order to become a pilot. There are flying schools and courses certified by the Federal Aviation Administration where you can get your license for commercial aviation. An airline pilot would have to fill more conditions such as a minimum of 1500 flight hours and pass other kinds of examinations such as psychological exams, for example.

A pilot resume should be concise and it also should contain relevant data that will make you qualify for the job that you're applying to.

Hunter Rawlings
81 North Ingram St.
St. Louis, MO 63187
(308) 555 - 7236

A challenging and rewarding position as a commercial pilot.

  • Airline Transport Pilot, CL - 70, BE1900.
  • Flight Engineer Written, June 2008 (FEX) Score 97%
  • First Class Medical, December 2007
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • FAA Aviation Safety Counselor and Production Crew
Employment History

Northwest Airlines, St. Louis, MO
Chief Pilot, 2004 - Present

American Eagle Airlines, St. Louis, MO
First Officer, 1999 - 2004

Verizon Flight School, Orlando, FL
Twin Cessna Instructor, 1996 - 2001


Emory Riddle University, Daytona, FL
B.S., Aeronautics, 1995

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A pilot resume can be enclosed with a cover letter that shows the candidate's interests, expectations, aptitudes and philosophy of life.

Timothy N. Hill
4025 Jessie Street
Athens, OH 45701
Home (631)4413228

To work as an airline pilot.

  • 2,500 Total Time
  • 1,000 Pilot-in-command
  • 1,000 Boeing 727
  • 500 Multi-engine-airplane
  • BS's degree in Professional Aviation
  • 2,500 Total Flight Hours
  • 1,000 Pilot-in-command -- 500 Instruction Given
  • 1,000 Second-in-command -- 500 Actual Instrument
  • 500 Multi-engine-airplane -- 500 Night
  • 1,000 Turbojet
First Officer
Rouster and Sideways Airline - Athens, OH
Fly Boeing 727 on contract
2008 - Present

Flight Instructor
Atlantic Northern - Seattle, WA
Flight instructor for Atlantic Northern flight school
2006 - 2008

BS's degree in Professional Aviation 2006
Ohio University; Athens, OH

Bird people of China's Aerobatics Champion 2007

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