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Ron @ Mulia on planeWelcome to Episode 78. Aviation is a challenging and rewarding career. Some want to fly for the airlines and others seek a challenging flying environment dedicated to helping others. Many listeners have written me and feel Mission Aviation Fellowship would fulfill your need to serve others while living the dream of being a “bush” pilot.

Today I have with me Ron Hilbrands from Mission Aviation Fellowship. Ron is the manager of recruiting for MAF where he is responsible for six other recruiters to meet the organizations overseas needs.

We have all seen the exciting videos of flying in the bush bringing food, water, and supplies to those in need. Although we see these exciting videos, we must realize that there is much preparation before an airplane even leaves the ground. Ron is here to discuss how to launch your career with MAF and to explain the many fulfilling jobs at MAF which allow this large organization to function.

Ron and I Discuss:

  • The rewards of mission flying.
  • The goals of MAF.
  • Why you should choose a career flying for MAF.
  • The challenges of flying as a mission pilot.
  • Pay and living conditions.
  • How to prepare for a career with MAF.
  • The various jobs at MAF for the non aviators.

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Survey : Book Cover For Aerospace Scholarships 2015

by CarlValeri on February 2, 2015

We have finished the Aerospace Scholarships Guide for 2015 and will soon publish the e-book but we need your help deciding on a cover. Check out the samples below and let us know which one is your favorite by clicking here AviationCareersPodcast.com/vote.

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ACP077 – Planning Your Piloting Career with Angie Marshall of Cage Marshall Consulting

January 28, 2015

Welcome to Episode 77. The path towards an airline piloting career can be varied depending on your personal circumstances and the choices you make in life. You may want to live in a certain location, you may want to fly only certain types of aircraft, or you have a family and you need to make […]

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ACP076 – Sky Dive Pilot Dennis Downing

January 9, 2015

Welcome to episode 76. I have received many questions regarding the career of skydive pilot so we thought we would dedicate this episode to the job of skydive pilot. Joining me for this episode is Dennis Downing, a pilot flying skydivers in Zephyrhills, Florida. It seems to be an exciting job and along with my […]

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ACP075 – Questions from a College Grad, the CTP Requirement, Pilot Shortage, PRIA Requests, and More

December 28, 2014

This week I have another great episode of listener email with my good friend, Flight Instructor, and Aerospace Director at Polk State College Eric Crump. In this episode we answer questions related to: Questions from a College Grad The CTP Requirement Pilot Shortage PRIA Requests Plus a few more Links Mentioned in the Podcast: Regional Airline Association […]

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ACP074 – How To Win A Scholarship with Administrator Mark Ducorsky

December 11, 2014

Today you will get an inside view into the scholarship process. We created the Aerospace Scholarships Guide because many of you wanted to know how to win a scholarship for your training and career advancement. When we started this guide we did not realize the large number of aerospace scholarships available but have committed to placing […]

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ACP073 – Aviation Safety and Claims Manager Dr. Benjamin Goodheart

November 30, 2014

Welcome to episode 73 of the podcast where we give you an inside view of various aviation careers. Some of you have written this show asking me to interview someone who is involved with aviation safety and others would like to hear more about jobs in the insurance field. With me today I have someone […]

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ACP072- Airline Interview Preparation with Judy Tarver

November 18, 2014

One of the hardest parts about getting a new job is not always finding the job, but getting through the interview. It can be scary, nerve racking, and you often only get one chance to make a good impression. Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone out there that could help you with this […]

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Thunderstorms Hazards And Avoidance – Video

November 16, 2014

Thunderstorms Hazards And Avoidance is a safety seminar recorded live. In this video you will learn: How Thunderstorms Form. The Hazards To Aircraft In Flight. The Hazards To Aircraft On The Ground. How To Avoid Thunderstorms. Click here learn how to view the video seminar.

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ACP071- Live From The National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition 2014

November 2, 2014

National Business Aviation Association Convention in Orlando, Florida. I interviewed schools about their programs and employers in different segments of aviation. This episode is packed with content, and I really had a great time meeting and interviewing everyone. Interviews In This Episode: Aviation programs at Florida Tech JetPubs Manuals and Training Materials National Center for Aviation Training […]

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