A pilot is a person who flies an aircraft. They are highly trained professionals who fly airplanes and helicopters carrying passengers or cargo. If you are the one who has always dreamt of flying a jet or an aircraft, a career as a pilot is the most appropriate option for you. Pilot is the only career that will let you to undertake your passion on a daily basis. And more? You are going to earn more than a reasonable salary.
A career in aviation provides its pusuer with the opportunity to travel around the globe. This is a fascinating and a rewarding profession. It is highly rated and one of the most adventurous career which requires intensive training and highly scheduled and regulated lifestyle. It is a highly specialised job which requires knowledge of air navigation, interpretation of meteorological reports, operations of sophisticated electronic and mechanical controls, leading the aircraft under adverse circumstances, and being a leader to the flight crew and passengers under climatic and other emergency situations.
Ususally Nepalese students go to the USA, the Philippines, South Africa, Canada or Pakistan for aviation and pilot training. Pilot training courses offer the students a perfect platform to prepare for a challenging career in the aviation sector. There are a number of institutes providing pilot bridge course training to the students interested to study abroad in this field. However, Shivani Air (P) Ltd is the first fixed-wing Pilot Training School in the aviation history of Nepal, providing Private Pilot Licence and Commercial Pilot Licence training of international standard. But pursuing a career as a pilot requires one more thing except dedication, talent, and passion. As the cost of pilot training anywhere in the world is very high money turns out to be yet another important factor. One has to spend quite a considerable investment of money - anywhere between Nrs. 25,00,000 - 35,00,000.
Students who wants to join pilot training should be at least 18 years old with the minimum qualification of I. Sc. or 10+2 (physics & Maths) or equivalent. He/she should suit the medical requirements as designated by Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). There is also the provision of private pilot license training in Nepal, lasting one year comprising six months of theoretical and six months of practical classes.