Air Pilots

(NOC 2271)
+19.86%
 

Career Description

Pilots fly fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to transport passengers and freight and provide other services including search and rescue, aerial surveying and spraying and crop dusting. They may also test new aircraft.

Duties May Include

Pilots perform some or all of the following duties:

Fly fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to transport passengers and freight;

Provide services including search and rescue, aerial surveying and spraying and crop dusting;

Direct activities of the aircraft crew during flights, as captain of aircraft;

Co-pilot aircraft and perform captain's duties if required, as first officer;

Test new aircraft to evaluate aircraft performance;

Train pilots to use new equipment, or prepare them for examination to re-validate or upgrade existing licences.

Examples of Titles

Air Pilot
Chief Flying Instructor
Chief Pilot
Co-pilot
Flying Instructor
Helicoptor Pilot
Military Pilot
Pilot
Test Pilot

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation Management – General Arts and Science Diploma
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Helicopter Flight Training Certificate
First Peoples' Aviation Technology - Flight Diploma; Advanced
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Science and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Commercial Aviation Management Bachelor
Commercial Aviation Management Bachelor; Honours
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Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Aviation Management - BA (Hons) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on July 10, 2012