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Old 04-07-2019, 07:10 AM   #21  
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If that were the case, there would be virtually no pilots these days.
It can make training take longer, but the flexibility and peace of mind it buys is worth it to me.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:56 AM   #22  
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Iíve said it before, three years from now you could be either a:

- CFI instructing to build time and be debt free or
- Regional pilot with $60-$70k in debt a $1000 car and a credit score so bad you canít even rent an apartment.
Add a girlfriend with a kid right when the market tanks and a furlough.....

Making it dark enough for you?
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:08 AM   #23  
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Making it dark enough for you?
No...

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Old 04-11-2019, 07:18 AM   #24  
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Iíve said it before, three years from now you could be either a:

- CFI instructing to build time and be debt free or
- Regional pilot with $60-$70k in debt a $1000 car and a credit score so bad you canít even rent an apartment.
Add a girlfriend with a kid right when the market tanks and a furlough.....

Making it dark enough for you?
Depends on who the father is...
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Old 04-11-2019, 08:48 AM   #25  
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Don't even try to be a pilot unless you are loaded and looking for a hobby. There is simply no way to earn a living wage for a very long time. Getting past that situation is the hard part if you are not already rich.
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Old 04-11-2019, 09:08 AM   #26  
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Nationwide 70% of people that start with Private pilot training do not finish
Thatís a huge number and a major source of headache for flight schools.
Part of those for financial reasons, already with the Private.
They donít even have their poop together for the first rating let alone be financially responsible enough to get to their CPL/CFI.
Now itís 6 days/wk for two years (1250hrs) making $25k/year.....
You really canít afford a $60k debt.

Now consider people that work their way through college.
If they can do it so can you.
Except youíre planning to be at 1500hrs and ATP in 4 years, maybe sooner.

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Old 04-11-2019, 10:49 AM   #27  
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Depends on who the father is...
Now that is funny, I dont care who you are...
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https://epicflightacademy.com/epic-a...thway-program/
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