Aviation Careers Podcast

Synopsis

A Podcast about Achieving Your Aviation Career Goals

Episodes

  • ACP010 – How To Prepare For Upgrading to Captain At The Airlines, Flying the Embraer 145, A Midlife Career Change

    ACP010 – How To Prepare For Upgrading to Captain At The Airlines, Flying the Embraer 145, A Midlife Career Change

    16/08/2012 Duration: 01h12min

    Ever want to know what it takes to upgrade to Captain at the airlines? Upgrading to Captain is one of the more challenging events in a pilot’s flying career. The transition to flying as first officer to pilot in command is more than a simple checkride. The process of becoming a Captain takes weeks of […] The post ACP010 – How To Prepare For Upgrading to Captain At The Airlines, Flying the Embraer 145, A Midlife Career Change appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • ACP009 – Flying The Embraer 190, Some Airline Pilots Are Home Every Night, V1 Clothing, and Mental Math For Pilots

    ACP009 – Flying The Embraer 190, Some Airline Pilots Are Home Every Night, V1 Clothing, and Mental Math For Pilots

    09/08/2012 Duration: 33min

    Welcome to Episode 009 of Aviation Careers Podcast. Ever wonder what it is like flying the Embraer 190 as an airline pilot?  Did you know that some airline pilots don’t spend nights in hotels but instead sleep at home every night?  Most pilots work full time but some have many days off and are able to […] The post ACP009 – Flying The Embraer 190, Some Airline Pilots Are Home Every Night, V1 Clothing, and Mental Math For Pilots appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 008 – Combining a Flying Career with Another Career Interview with Jamie Beckett, Publisher of Flight Monkeys

    Episode 008 – Combining a Flying Career with Another Career Interview with Jamie Beckett, Publisher of Flight Monkeys

    02/08/2012 Duration: 44min

    Pilots are fascinating people because they are goal oriented and have many interests. If you find you have a passion for flying but have other interests in life, a career in aviation can still be for you. One of the wonderful things about flying for the airlines are my days off. Some months I have […] The post Episode 008 – Combining a Flying Career with Another Career Interview with Jamie Beckett, Publisher of Flight Monkeys appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 007 – Why The Low Number Of Female Pilots? Interview With Lynda Meeks Founder Of Girls With Wings

    Episode 007 – Why The Low Number Of Female Pilots?; Interview With Lynda Meeks Founder Of Girls With Wings

    24/07/2012 Duration: 36min

    Ever wonder why you don’t see many female pilots? I never truly reflected on this fact until one day while boarding the plane a young girl pointed at the First Officer and said “Look Mom A Girl Pilot!” She then turned to me and said nothing. Upon further reflection I realized a man with silver […] The post Episode 007 – Why The Low Number Of Female Pilots?; Interview With Lynda Meeks Founder Of Girls With Wings appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 006 – Career Prospects Are Good for Both Pilots And Mechanics, A Panel Discussion with Guests From National Aviation Academy.

    Episode 006 – Career Prospects Are Good for Both Pilots And Mechanics, A Panel Discussion with Guests From National Aviation Academy.

    19/07/2012 Duration: 52min

    Do you have an interest in becoming both a pilot and a mechanic? You would be surprised how many pilots hold a mechanic’s license. There are some advantages to being both. I discuss: How you can be an operational asset because you can repair items which break and a mechanic is miles from your location. […] The post Episode 006 – Career Prospects Are Good for Both Pilots And Mechanics, A Panel Discussion with Guests From National Aviation Academy. appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 005 – Most Aviation Career positions are non flying Interview with Max Flight a manager with a large aircraft engine manufacturer.

    Episode 005 – Most Aviation Career positions are non flying; Interview with Max Flight a manager with a large aircraft engine manufacturer.

    12/07/2012 Duration: 47min

    For those of us passionate about aviation there are a modicum of positions which allow us to foster our passion even if you don’t want to fly. As a matter of fact most aviation jobs are non flying positions. There is a wide variety of jobs available with the airlines and other businesses and government […] The post Episode 005 – Most Aviation Career positions are non flying; Interview with Max Flight a manager with a large aircraft engine manufacturer. appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 004: College Degree Choices, Interview With Airplane Geeks, and What Color Is Your Parachute.

    Episode 004: College Degree Choices, Interview With Airplane Geeks, and What Color Is Your Parachute.

    05/07/2012 Duration: 29min

    The majority of the pilots at the major airlines have a four year degree so to be competitive you should get your degree. Should you get a degree in aviation or in another field you are interested in? This episode will take on a different format. Instead of having a guest I will share with […] The post Episode 004: College Degree Choices, Interview With Airplane Geeks, and What Color Is Your Parachute. appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 003 – How to be a Successful Part Time Flight Instructor

    Episode 003 – How to be a Successful Part Time Flight Instructor

    28/06/2012

    Thinking of flight instructing part time? Today we will address the many benefits and challenges you will face. There are many reasons why you might choose to flight instruct part time which include: You have a career you enjoy but want to share your passion for flying in a more profound way. You are an […] The post Episode 003 – How to be a Successful Part Time Flight Instructor appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 002 – Seniority, Age 65 and the Pending Pilot Shortage, Interview with a professional flight simulator instructor, and a product recommendation to enhance your flying career.

    Episode 002 – Seniority, Age 65 and the Pending Pilot Shortage, Interview with a professional flight simulator instructor, and a product recommendation to enhance your flying career.

    14/06/2012 Duration: 32min

    Welcome to Episode 2 of the Aviation Careers Podcast. In today’s episode we will discuss: What the term seniority means and how it impacts everyone involved in aviation. The “age 65 rule “ and why it is affecting the pending pilot shortage. What you should be reading if you plan on flying jets or more […] The post Episode 002 – Seniority, Age 65 and the Pending Pilot Shortage, Interview with a professional flight simulator instructor, and a product recommendation to enhance your flying career. appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

  • Episode 001 – Welcome To Aviation Careers Podcast. Why Should You Choose an Aviation Career? Interview with an expatriate pilot flying overseas. Recommended Products and Services.

    Episode 001 – Welcome To Aviation Careers Podcast. Why Should You Choose an Aviation Career? Interview with an expatriate pilot flying overseas. Recommended Products and Services.

    05/06/2012 Duration: 32min

    Welcome to Aviation Careers Podcast. My name is Carl Valeri and I blog at ExpertAviator.com.  There has been much discussion in the news about the pending pilot shortage.  Is this pilot shortage which has been promoted amongst the aviation career websites, media, and the flight schools a real problem? This podcast will discuss: Information concerning […] The post Episode 001 – Welcome To Aviation Careers Podcast. Why Should You Choose an Aviation Career? Interview with an expatriate pilot flying overseas. Recommended Products and Services. appeared first on Aviation Careers Podcast.

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