Tuesday, 26 August 2014

How to become an airline pilot after getting CPL?

The CPL or Commercial pilot license in Canada is mandatory to become an airline pilot. The CPL is issued by transport, which has its own set of requirements that has to be checked before becoming an airline pilot after you get the CPL. Right from the having the required training program to qualifying the written and practical exams as issued by the respective agency in Canada, you have to go a long way to become a professional and competent airline pilot in this country. The following are the steps, you need to clear in order to become a full fledged pilot in Canada for any airlines company. Let’s check them out:  

Get your PPL (Private Pilot License)
PPL License Training in Bluebird flight academy

First thing first, you are supposed to get the private pilot license, which is mandatory in Canada to obtain in order to find the commercial pilot license. This can be called as the first step toward the CPL. This license would allow anyone to fly any smaller flying machines for recreational or leisure thing. You cannot make career with the PPL. It just require 2 to 3 months complete the training and appear for the exam to get it depending upon the fact how soon you hone the skills and crack the test for the PPL.

Get your CPL (Commercial Pilot License)
Commercial pilot license

Next comes the commercial pilot license (CPL), which can be only obtained when you have the PPL in hand. With this license, you get the authority to enter into commercial flying, which means you have the choice to make career in flying commercial aircrafts. For this you need 200 to 150 hours of flying hours and then you become eligible to appear for its exam and get the license. With the CPL, you end up getting the entry level jobs for pilot, which becomes the right foundation to have a great career in commercial flying.

Enhance your career of pilot with a degree

This may not be required though but is important to have a good career prospects in commercial flying in any airlines company. With the university degree you simply add wings to your career of commercial flying. You just need a university degree in any subject, no need to have only in aviation. This will help in boosting up your promotions in your commercial flying career. However, with aviation degree, you can boost up your flying knowledge and get an edge in your flying skills as well.

Enhance your level with Airline Transport Pilot License

This can be called as the highest level in commercial flying. If you get this pilot you get the chance to work over the important positions including the captain over any major or regional airlines company. All the important positions in Airlines would require this degree, which require at least 1500 hours of flying experience with qualifying two written exams.

Enjoy your career of commercial pilot

Once you qualify all these levels of pilot, your gate to a lucrative career embarks. All you need to do is to keep on updating and mastering your flying skills and enjoy one of the most stable career on earth, which has everything that you would need from any good career option.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

List of best flying clubs in world

Flying clubs have great role to play in things like aviation training, development and enhancements in flying training programs. When it comes to world best flying clubs, there are many in this list, however, talking about the few won’t be a big issue. Any flying club, which is counted on the top usually, has some of the best instructors, trainers, good infrastructure, good amenities and facilities. They have qualified countless of pilots who are working at different leading airline companies in the world. Let’s check them out as under the best flying clubs in the world as under:

Bluebird Flight Academy

The other in this list is the Blue Bird Academy, which is located near Chilliwack, which is considered to be the ideal one in terms of favourable weather conditions. It operates at CYCW (Chilliwack Municipal Airport) in BC, Canada and is considered one of the world's best flying club. Located just close to Vancouver, the institute is known to cater some of the best aviation training programs, right from the recreational training programs to the serious kind of commercial pilot training programs it has everything, which any aspiring or well-established pilots would want. In terms of facilities and infrastructure, Bluebird Academy is considered really good, which has given so many pilots to the airline companies based at different overseas locations and in Canada. The academies is known to have training overseas students since past so many years and are also into advance training programs having networked with a number of prestigious universities.  

Atlantic Flight College

One of the leading flying clubs in the world is Atlantic Flight College, which is a complete service FBO. Having located close to CYSI, the popular Bay of Fundy in Saint John, New Brunswick, it is among the top flying club not just in Canada. It is known to render professional excellence in aircraft maintenance by skilled and committed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and Technicians, which employ the highest quality products at one of the best possible cost. It is known to produce some of the best pilots who all are working and contributing in a number of flying schools.

Brantford Flying Club

This club manages the Brantford Flight Centre, which is considered to be one of the oldest well established flying clubs and also in the world. Having formed in the year 1929, it is based at Commonwealth Flying Training Base No.5, which is a centre having excellent facilities for Flight Training. It is among the three hard surfaced runways, which is a legacy from wartime services. Teh flying club offers a number of facilities including ground school, recreational pilot permit, private pilot license, commercial pilot license, night rating multi engine rating, VFR over the top rating, single engine instrument rating, class IV instructor rating, multi engine instrument rating, etc.


There are many such flying clubs in the world, which can be included in this list. All you are supposed to do is to find out the right one close to your area, which is known to deliver quality training thus making things simple while entering into this domain.

BLUE BIRD FLIGHT ACADEMY operates out of Chilliwack Municipal Airport (CYCW) in British Columbia, Canada. Located only minutes drive east of Vancouver. The airport, licensed by Transport Canada, has full runway lighting which allows 24 hour operations and is conveniently located right next to the designated flight training areas with all flights being conducted under surveillance of local radar. With its close proximity to two international airports offering NDB/VOR/ILS and GPS approaches and departures.