THE STEPS
  • Private Pilot: 45-100 Hours
  • Night Rating: 15 Hours
  • Multi Rating: 8-15 Hours
  • Multi IFR: 20 Sim & 10-15 Hours
  • Commercial: 35 Hours - 200 Total Time
  • Instructor Rating: 30 Hours OR Pipe-line Patrol, Bush Flying, Ramp Time to build hours & experience
  • First Character Position First Officer: 1000-1500 Hours (ex. King Air)
  • Captain Position or Aircraft Upgrade as FO:  2000-3000 Hours
  • First Officer Position with Regional Airline (Jazz or Encore): 1500+ Hours
  • Airline, Corporate, Charter, Private Company Captain: 3000+ Hours, years with the company, who you know, timing is right!