The new “GA Ready” course

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What you need to know to be GA Ready and land your first pilot job in the Top End

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Landing your first job is hard! Newly qualified commercial pilots often find themselves competing for a prospective job with other candidates who have slightly more experience, or who were at the right place at the right time.

To improve their chances of landing a charter flying job in the top half of Australia, some green pilots look at getting some self-funded familiarisation training on a Cessna C206 or similar, plus at least 5 hours of private hire for PIC time.

One company that offers an interesting and unique course of post-CPL training is Flight Standards in Darwin. They combine a high performance single-engine endorsement with maintenance training, interview coaching and other essential experiences. Cameron Marchant offers us some information on their “GA Ready” course:

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Cameron Marchant is the Chief Pilot of Flight Standards, a multifaceted flying school that is located in Darwin but also has bases in Alice Springs, Perth and Brisbane.

This article was written by David Roses. This content is not sponsored.