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How to Become a Corporate or Charter Pilot for Private Jets

Watch more How to Fly a Plane videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn the requirements to become a corporate or charter pilot for private jets after you complete your flight training. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Hi, my name is Josh Kallenberg and I'm here at the Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, California. I've been flying professionally for about 13 years, and now I have the pleasure of flying this Gulfstream G450 which is a lot of fun and exciting. And today I'm going to talk to you about becoming a pilot. So you've decide you wanted to get into corporate charter or what they call flying private aircraft, private jets. You're going to most likely start off in the right seat of some sort of smaller jet or turboprop aircraft with an individual company. And you'll do this for a year or 2 before you would upgrade to their captain in that aircraft. Or you might move up as a co-pilot into a larger aircraft if they have other aircraft in the company. And just to differentiate, charter essential means people can rent out the airplane -- where corporate aviation means you're flying for an individual company. You don't necessarily get airline benefits when you're flying corporate or charter. But there are benefits such as you get hotel points and you get enough points that it usually allows you to go on a vacation about once a year or so with these points. And that's assuming you actually want to travel anywhere at that point because you do it for a living! But once you are ready to upgrade, if you want to fly for a charter company as a captain they will require your ATP (airline transport pilot) certification, you need to be minimum 23 years of age, 1,500 hours of flight time. And if you have that you can be legally be a captain for a charter company.
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