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Old 04-25-2007, 05:35 AM   #11  
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An aviation career is a huge risk. Unless you are willing to loose everything you own and move to far away lands I wouldn't go near it at all. Prepare for the worst but hope for the best.

Eventually it will bring you to your knees and demand a price that is higher than you expected. I would save up and buy a plane if I were you and forget about the career.

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An aviation career is a huge risk. Unless you are willing to loose everything you own and move to far away lands I wouldn't go neat it at all. Prepare for the worst but hope for the best.

Eventually it will bring you to your knees and demand a price that is higher than you expected. I would save up and buy a plane if I were you and forget about the career.

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Or just sell the ATV's, boats and cars and buy the plane next week.
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:43 AM   #13  
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Considering your starting out and looking for a future in this field, there are two quotes you need to keep in mind.

*If you want to be a millionaire in aviation, you have to start out a billionaire.

*If momma ain't happy...... ain't NO ONE happy!!

Your toys will most likely have to disappear, this all depending on your business and how successful it is.
I know of a rich, Dallas dude who had his own business and decided to get into aviation. Bought himself a WW2 fighter.

(I'm in the wrong business)
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...the beginning sucks!
That pretty much sums it up. I am married, have two kids, renting a duplex, and soon will have to start repaying student loans. If you're looking to make money don't CFI. My understanding is that the only entry level jobs that pay reasonably well are the ones you get because you know a friend of a friend of a friend. The only reason I am able to scrape by right now is because my wife has a reasonable full time job.
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