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Stargazing Over The Atlantic

"See? What did I tell you? Piece of old tackie. All they do is sit there and watch the
auto-pilot do the flying." This was the comment by a passenger to his friend visiting
the flightdeck on one of my 747 flights from Cape Town to Miami some years before
9/11.
The passenger incidentally, was a commercial pilot with some two thousand hours of
flying experience on light aircraft. I knew the non-flying public were ignorant but a
statement like that coming from a fellow aviator? Maybe that old saying 'a little bit of
knowledge is a dangerous thing' was true after all

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Advice My Mentors Never Gave Me

So you want to fly for a living? A word of advice – PLEASE DON’T! Certainly not
unless you're passionate about it. For that matter; don't consider a career in
anything you're not passionate about. The world is full of inanimate grey people who
hate their jobs. Don't become one of them.

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Career Guidance

Students, parents and sponsors - please read the career guidance page
Students, parents and sponsors - please read the career guidance page

Testimonials

I found Flight Training College to be a supremely professional Flight School
- A. Ashman


Contact FTC

Tel: +27 (0) 44 876 9055
Fax: +27 (0) 86 670 0318
Mobile: 082 787 5384
 
P.O. Box 1332, George, 6530, South Africa

George Airport, Western Cape, South Africa
GPS: S 340024 E 222251

Email: ftc@flighttraining.co.za