ACP162 How To Become A Flight Attendant Part 1

by CarlValeri on December 11, 2017

Welcome to the inspirational, informational, and transparent podcast about aviation careers. Today we have a special guest to discuss flight attendant careers.

Dan Freemen has been a flight attendant for 6 years and flies out of Las Vegas. Dan has been on previous episodes to discuss accelerated flight training because he is looking to move into the pilot seat. Today Dan is going to discuss how and why you should become a flight attendant.


For more information about where we are going to be and where you can meet up members of our crew, visit our Facebook page.

In This Episode We Discuss:

Getting Hired

  • Where to apply
    • Online/Job Fairs
    • Airline website and facebook page
  • How easy?
    • Regional vs. Major/Legacy
    • Knowing someone on the inside
  • Is it right for me
    • What is the right type of person for the job?
    • Customer Service
    • Patience
    • Leadership


  • How long?
    • Average of 4 weeks
  • What’s involved?
    • Classroom
    • Hands-on
    • Electronic Exams
    • Practical Exams

Job duties - what does a flight attendant actually do?

  • Security and safety vs. slinging peanuts and coke
    • Safety of flight during normal operation
    • Evacuations
    • Medicals
    • Other security issues

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Welcome to the inspirational, information, and transparent podcast about aviation careers. In this episode we answer your questions regarding the importance of a good pilot resume, logging time appropriately, and moving to an electronic logbook, among other things. Many of you have asked me to put together a sample resume  and a course on how to design a resume. We are working on the course but we already have a good course and sample resume in the form of The Pilot Jobs Book.


Pilot Jobs Book Course is available for purchase on our new learning platform. The free preview includes samples of resumes and cover letters so I highly recommend your reviewing them.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • The importance of a good pilot resume.
  • Logging Time Appropriately
  • Pilots taking one step towards their career goal.
  • Should you concentrate on your rotary or fixed wing pilot certificate?
  • Moving to an electronic logbook.
  • Proper logging of flight time.

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