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  1. Now is the Time to Buy Your Own Plane

    If you never thought you could own your own plane, it might be time to revisit that idea. Owning a plane can give you independence and even added income. All you need is a plan.

    How to Pay For It
    Other than a house, a plane is probably the biggest investment you will ever make. It might feel like it's taking forever to save for one, especially if you've had a few surprise expenses along the way.
    You might want to switch from plain saving to something called a velocity banking strategy. ...
  2. A Peek Into a Commercial Pilot's Life

    The childhood dream of spending the workday flying through fluffy white clouds while watching the earth from high above the ground has led many to become commercial pilots. While the actual hours spent in-flight can provide incredible views, the job requires far more than sitting in the cockpit. Because the pilot is responsible for the crew and passengers, rigorous training, testing, and hundreds of hours of in-flight experience are required before carrying any cargo or passengers. Regulations are ...
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  3. How To Keep Busy During A Layover

    Flying is something that has become a staple way of traveling all over the world. Whether you get an airplane to see a friend, do some sightseeing, or go to work, there’s someplace you need to be. One of the challenges of flying though is the fact that you may find yourself stuck in the airport with a layover. Instead of wasting your time moping, here are a few things you can do to pass the time.

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    You should never be in a layover without your phone and computer. ...
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  4. 4 Tips for Staying Healthy as an Airplane Pilot

    Flying planes for a living comes with a certain amount of risks along with the many rewards. Not only does the job itself come with some possibility of danger, but there are health concerns that could creep up on you after years of sitting for a job. This article will help you identify some of those risks and come up with ways to prevent issues before they arise.

    1. Stay Hydrated
    The importance of hydration to health can often seem overstated, but neglecting to hydrate properly ...
  5. Surprising Health Issues That Airline Pilots Face

    Traveling by air can be exhausting, especially if you're flying across several time zones To combat fatigue, it's wise to dress comfortably and get up and move during your flight. Airline pilots, unfortunately, can't take the same liberty as passengers. You rarely see a pilot during a flight because they remain inside a tiny cockpit for what can be hours on end. Because of this, pilots are more apt to experience burnout as well as one of the following six health issues.

    Poor Diet ...
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