A guide to pilot licences

A guide to pilot licences

There are different types of pilot licence depending on the aircraft you want to fly, where you want to fly, and whether you want to fly professionally or not. There are also ‘ratings’ which you can add to your licence after further training to get extra privileges,...
How to answer: ‘What is your greatest strength?’

How to answer: ‘What is your greatest strength?’

‘What is your greatest strength?’ is a common interview question, often accompanied by ‘What is your greatest weakness?’ On the surface, talking about your strengths might sound easier than talking about your weaknesses, however, it is just as important and requires...
How to become a pilot in the UK

How to become a pilot in the UK

Becoming a pilot is the dream of many, however relatively few make it to the end of the difficult and expensive training required. To work as a commercial pilot, you will need an Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). Training for this can take around two years and...
How to answer: ‘What is your greatest weakness?’

How to answer: ‘What is your greatest weakness?’

‘What is your greatest weakness?’ is a dreaded interview question which is usually sprung on candidates the moment they start to feel comfortable. Many find this question to be frustrating and unfair as no one will want to reduce their chances of getting the job by...