Air Pilots

(NOC 2271)

Career Description

Air pilots fly fixed wing aircraft and helicopters to provide air transportation and other services such as crop spraying and aerial surveying.

Duties May Include

Pilots perform some or all of the following duties:

Fly fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to transport passengers and freight;

Provide services including search and rescue, aerial surveying and spraying and crop dusting;

Direct activities of the aircraft crew during flights, as captain of aircraft;

Co-pilot aircraft and perform captain's duties if required, as first officer;

Test new aircraft to evaluate aircraft performance;

Train pilots to use new equipment, or prepare them for examination to re-validate or upgrade existing licences.

Examples of Titles

Air Pilot
Chief Flying Instructor
Chief Pilot
Flying Instructor
Helicoptor Pilot
Military Pilot
Test Pilot

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Canadian Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence Certificate; Apprenticeship
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Science and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Aviation - General Arts and Science Diploma
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Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Aviation Management Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Management and Organizational Studies - Commercial Aviation Management Bachelor; Honours
Geography and Environment and Commercial Aviation Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022